Finding books and other materials

The print and electronic book collection as well as DVDs and other materials housed in the library can be searched using OneSearch and limiting your search to the library catalogue. OneSearch can be accessed by clicking on the OneSearch logo on the library home page.OneSearch link.png

If you are looking for a specific title or author, simply enter it into the search box. Otherwise you can search using keywords that best describe what you are looking for. Don’t forget to restrict your search to the library catalogue.suffrage

NB In order to access all available information and OneSearch functions it is always best to sign in when prompted.refine

Options to sort or refine your search, by author, date or resource type, are offered on the left of the results page.




Your results will indicate whether the item is a book – i.e. a print copy – or an ebook. This book is available in both print and electronic format:bookTo find where in the library a print book is located click on Available at. This will tell you how many copies are available, how long you can borrow them for, and the shelfmark. This number acts as both as a location guide – where in the library you need to go to find it, and a subject guide – all books given this number will be on the same topic:loan types

To access an e-book click on Available Online and then View Full text view online


You can find more information about borrowing from the library, including how to reserve and the new automatic renewal function on the library webpages



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