Accessing electronic resources
Getting books & articles
Library workshop support materials
This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Journalism
The resources listed here will help you to make a good start with your research.
Useful for getting a basic understanding of your topic.
• Credo Reference
fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery
A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' feature to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work.
These short videos show you how Credo can speed up your research:
Additional access instructions:
For off campus access use this link
• Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The national record of over 60,000 biographies, 72 million words, 11,000 portraits of significant, influential or notorious figures who shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century - extremely useful for detailed biographies about literary figures.
• Oxford English Dictionary Online
The most trusted source about words in English, containing definitions, plus very detailed word histories.
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