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Using Library Search

Watch this video to learn how to use Library Search to find study and research resources held by the Libraries.

Library search help

Techniques and tips on how to get the most out of the main Library search. Covers advanced search, setting limits, truncation, Boolean searching and saving records.

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Help with interpreting archival hierarchy when searching archives, as well as basic and advanced search techniques for searching our Special Collections.

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Primary Sources Resource Guide

Looking for primary source material for arts, humanities and social sciences research? Our new Primary sources resource guide presents a wide range of different primary source materials available online.

Primary sources are documents that provide a first-hand record of events, created at the time of the event or from the era to which they relate. These can be government, company or personal papers, newspapers, books or magazines, or films or works of art.