Pharmacy

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Pharmacy

• Choosing your sources - first steps

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How to choose the most appropriate source for your research

• Finding print books and ebooks using the Library Catalogue

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Links to books provided by the University Library. Includes textbooks, dictionaries and encyclopedias.

• Ebook collections

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Access to subject specific collections of ebooks and large multidisciplinary collections

What:

  • Discovery is a Google like search tool that searches across a wide range of library resources including books, journals and databases.

Why:

  • As well as finding books in stock in the Library, Discovery allows you to perform a full text search of journal literature. The platform allows you to apply search limiters such as publication date and to specify type of source such as peer-reviewed journal articles. It is possible to create a personal account on the platform to save your articles and searches.

How:

 

  • The Discovery platform offers both a basic and advanced search option. This video explains how to use the Basic Search in Discovery The advanced search allows you to perform a more structured search combining keywords. Use the Discovery library webpage to find information on getting started with the platform. 

 

Independent Research - beyond the basics

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How to develop and apply advanced search techniques using a range of specialist resources including databases. Links to online resources from organisations and professional bodies.

Your Subject Team

 Hannah Britcher &
 Sarah Weston

Faculty Librarians

email sciencelibrarians@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3236

 Marie Smith

Assistant Faculty Librarian

email Marie.smith@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3339