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Our Services - Decolonising your reading list toolkit: Step 4 Meet diverse ranges of reading resources

This guide provides information about decolonising reading lists and provides you with advice and guidance on best practice.


Editor: Yuka Atsuchi 

Decolonisation Library Intern ( April 2023 - July 2023) 

2nd year Natural Science Student 

Use the below tools and websites to access publications from across the world. Use the decolonisation approaches you decided on from Step 2 and the keywords that are identified in Step.3. Let’s try to find more diverse and inclusive readings!  

University resources  

Multidisciplinary world searching 

  • Scopus 
  • Google Scholar  
  • Free academic paper catalogue where you can do a regional search for publications. It gives research distribution graphs with date, regions and institutions.  You can filter papers related to a certain topic from specific countries by "Institution Country/ Region".

( academic paper research and filtering into regions) 

Databases around the world  

When you find good reading resources, you can easily add to Talis Aspire reading list using the bookmarking tool


Contact us 

This toolkit is still developing. If you have any thoughts or enquiries, please share with us.