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Finding Resources for Your Studies

Searching for Books (OneSearch)

Please watch this short video about finding books, for your studies, using OneSearch: Searching for Books Using OneSearch.

Finding Academic Sources for your Assignments

This video introduces you to finding the right sources for your assignments: Academic Sources for your Assignments

Libraries

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dl_study, orange cartoon of books on a shelf Our Libraries 

The libraries and study spaces at all our campuses are currently closed. If you have library books out they will auto renew. No books will be recalled so you don't need to worry about returning anything for now. No new requests for books can be placed.

Our staff are working from home and can respond to emails so if you need any information or have any questions please email library@cumbria.ac.uk 

If you are working on an assignment and need any help, for instance with referencing or finding a particular resource, please email skills@cumbria.ac.uk. If you are studying in the evening or at the weekend and have a query please use the 'Ask a Librarian' service.

dl_eresources, orange cartoon of laptop Online Access 

We provide online access to ebooks, journals, eresources, subject resources (collections of resources that have been collated to support your subject) and the Insight research repository.

Use OneSearch to search for ebooks, books, journals, eresources and a whole lot more. See our How to search video tutorial.

dl_ask_a_librarian, orange question mark in an orange outlined speech bubble Ask a Librarian 

During normal staffed library hours, contact our Libraries via library@cumbria.ac.uk or individual .

Got a question about using library services, finding information, enquiries about referencing and searching information resources even when the library is not staffed? Use the Ask a Librarian service between 5pm and 9am during the week and round the clock at weekends and bank holidays.

Subject Resources

Our subject librarians have compiled a dedicated page of resources for your subject. Select your subject from the Subject Resources A to Z.

Additional Free Resources

A number of publishers are temporarily giving additional free access to a wide range of eresources. See Additional Free Resources for more details.

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