Think outside the books

Posted on 1 February 2019

Your reading lists are a great starting place, but when you're preparing your assignments or dissertation, you can add value by exploring our archives, rare books collection, e-resources, and the resources held at other academic libraries.

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Our rare books collections and the Borthwick Institute for Archives aren't just for historians - collection strengths include music, theology, medicine, Yorkshire, art, theatre, politics and architecture. Find out more about the resources that we hold:

We subscribe to a vast range of e-resources, including electronic journals, books and databases. You can browse or search our full list of e-resources online:

Finding the right content for your work can feel overwhelming, so use our subject guides to help you home in on the right resources for your studies. You'll also find contact details for your Academic Liaison Librarian, who'll be able to offer further guidance:

Something new?

If we don't have the resource that you need, there are lots of ways that we can help:

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