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Title Id Updated
Academic Journal or Popular Magazine?
guide to distinguishing academic journals from popular magazines [pdf, 97 kb]
154 28/08/19
Academic Reading
Everyone knows how to read, surely? University, however, makes additional demands on both the quantity and the density of what you need to read. This brief guide provides some pointers which may help. [docx, 102 kb]
282 17/02/21
Academic Reading: Journal Articles
A short guide on how to read academic journal articles and conference proceedings. [pdf, 718 kb]
630 25/01/21
Accessing Electronic Resources
instructions on the various methods used to access online resources while on and off campus
155 06/08/19
Advanced Search on Google
how to make your searches on Google more relevant using the advanced search option [pdf, 250 kb]
156 28/08/19
Advertising in the University Library
Guidelines for anyone wishing to promote societies, events or services in the University Library [pdf, 23 kb]
669 06/06/18
Applying a Search Strategy
a blank form to help all searchers to construct a thorough search strategy with reminders about using concepts, keywords, subject headings. It encourages the use of simple search steps in combination with the use of search history. [pdf, 374 kb]
591 13/11/19
Bibliographic References Vancouver Style
The Uniform Requirements style (the Vancouver style) is based largely on an ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standard style adapted by the US National Library of Medicine(NLM) for MEDLINE and other databases. [pdf, 1.54 mb]
204 24/05/18
Bibliographic references: OSCOLA
This leaflet combines an introduction to referencing with a summary of the OSCOLA (Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities) footnote citation and referencing guidelines. [pdf, 731 kb]
795 07/01/19
Boolean Logic
A guide to using Boolean logic to create complex search statements [pdf, 152 kb]
600 18/01/19