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Research Skills: The Basics

A guide to help you improve your research skills: make the most of your time to find and retrieve the information you need.

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The 'Basics' pages provide guidance on the basic tools and knowledge which will be useful for all users: how to use the Library Catalogue and Discover, tools for simplifying access to full text articles off campus, guidance on using particular types of resource such as ebooks, newspapers and theses.

Meet the Team

Simon Speight

Simon Speight

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Richard Holmes

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Dr Richard Pears


Ben Taylorson

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Colin Theakston

James Bisset

James Bisset

Induction - DULC Essentials


Tools for Full Text Access

Supporting hands - accessing full text online

eBooks: An overview

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