- Your subject librarian
Contact me if you would like some advice. I can help you to:
Key subject resources
- Oxford Language Dictionaries Online - bilingual dictionaries in the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
- JSTOR - digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.
- MLA International Bibliography - classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1921.
- Italinemo - an index of Italian studies periodicals published worldwide since 2000, with abstracts.
- Web of Science: Core Collection - databases available within the Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index (1900-, with 1900-1945 limited to c.250 core journals); Social sciences Citation Index (1956-); Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-); Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-); Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (1990-); Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (1990-).
- The European Library - access to the combined resources (books, magazines, journals - both digital and non-digital) of the national libraries of Europe.
Skills and training
Your subject librarian will provide a programme of lectures and training on library and information skills, in consultation with your department or school.
A number of guides and video tutorials on searching databases will be available soon. In the meantime please contact your subject librarian if you require any help.
- Practical advice about your studies
- Library video tutorials - topics include: how to locate books and journals; understanding references on reading lists.
- Finding and using information - covering key aspects of information skills, including: researching a topic; effective use of Google; evaluating your search results; avoiding plagiarism.
- Referencing using EndNote
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