Accessing Electronic Resources
Distance Learning Support
The Library purchases high-quality subscription resources to support your assignments.
Use the University VPN system to access these resources any time, anywhere.
Covid19: The Library Building is open but there are adjustments to Library services.
Finding, reading and referencing relevant journal articles will get you the highest marks:
Check out this video on how to find journal titles.
Check out this introductory video on finding journal articles.
If we don't have an item you're interested in, we may be able to obtain it via Interlibrary Loan.
Google Scholar searches for academic content online. It's a useful additional resource when looking for books, journal articles and other papers.
But you may be asked to pay for access to some resources and it does not have full search controls or filters like Discovery/Business Source Complete.
To save time, set Scholar to show which results you can access via your University of Portsmouth's library subscriptions:
Scholar also offers an alerting service, a referencing option and a times cited count.
Using Google Scholar guide
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