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Library & information literacy skills

Students working in the Morrell Library

Use the following links to develop your skills in searching for books, journals, and electronic resources.

Welcome to the Library!

Come on in and have a look around. This video will show you the key things you need to know.

Skills Guides

Online resources you can use at any time to develop your information literacy and digital skills, as well as other academic skills. Have an explore, or check out these sections:

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Using YorSearch

This quick guide will get you started with finding sources using the Library catalogue, YorSearch.

Support for your subject

The Subject Guides give specific help and support for your department:

  • information skills advice for your subject
  • relevant databases, journals and resources
  • contact details of your department's Academic Liaison Librarian for further help


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