Visit the University Library website:

For an introduction to using the University Library and its resources, visit:

This includes, amongst others, information on using the library catalogue, your library account, online induction resources and opening hours.

Your online reading lists are designed to help you get started with reading for your module.  Your lecturer might have structured your lists by topic or by week to help you navigate them more easily, and you'll find that items are tagged as essential, recommended or background so that you know which to read first.

The online system provides information about where items are in the Library and it also tells you if books are out on loan.  If we have electronic resources they will link directly to the reading so it is really easy for you to access it.  For more information see:

For general help, contact the Library Help Desk:

Your Academic Liaison Librarian is David Brown. He can help you search effectively for resources, understand how to use and evaluate these and how to reference your work correctly. He can be contacted at Further details on your Academic Liaison Librarian and your subject guide can be found at:

You can also search #UoYTips across social media for more advice and tips on using the Library and IT and find the Library @UoYLibrary on Twitter and Instagram.

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