Distance learning support
For quick access to high quality information for your assignments, try the links on these pages.
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After looking at your online reading list, try these to help with your assignments
• 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
• Ebook Central
Contains full text books in many subject areas.
Watch these short videos explaining the features available.
• Europa World
Need reliable information about Africa, Asia, Latin America, Russia and Eastern Europe? Europa gives up-to-date, key facts and statistics for each country, plus very useful, background essays by country experts covering contemporary history, politics and economics. There are also background essays on international and regional organisations. The statistics are searchable and let you create comparative charts across countries.
• Routledge Handbooks Online
Over 250 unlimited access in-depth guides to current and classic research across a range of subject areas. If you can't access something via this site, put the book title into our general Portsmouth catalogue as we have some titles via Ebook Central instead.
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