| Academic Journal or Popular Magazine?|
guide to distinguishing academic journals from popular magazines
| 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.
| Academic Reading: Journal Articles|
A short guide on how to read academic journal articles and conference proceedings.
| Accessing Electronic Resources|
instructions on the various methods used to access online resources while on and off campus
| Advanced Search on Google|
how to make your searches on Google more relevant using the advanced search option
| Advertising in the University Library|
Guidelines for anyone wishing to promote societies, events or services in the University Library
| 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.
| Avoiding busy library spaces|
A guide for anyone who finds busy, noisy spaces in the library stressful to navigate. This guide describes how to avoid noisy and busy library spaces, identifies services that enable minimal interaction with others, and services that support remote learn
| Boolean Logic|
A guide to using Boolean logic to create complex search statements
| Bullet Journalling|
A quick guide on a useful technique for managing appointments, task lists, and projects; as well planning and reflection. [pdf, 393 kb]
| Choosing Keywords|
A guide to keyword selection to help get the most out of your internet, database or catalogue searches.
| Civil Engineering|
A guide to finding library resources of interest to civil engineering students [pdf, 118 kb]