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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]