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Academic Support videos

We run regular workshops on many aspects of library and academic skills. You can view some of our recorded workshops here.

Finding books, ebooks and journal articles

Our library collections provide a range of print and electronic resources to support your studies and  research. Watch the following videos to learn how you can locate this material. 


What is a reading list and how much should I read? 

Workshop presented by Will Robley and Andrew Sinclair on 12 January 2022. Presented as part of WinterFest 2022.
(Duration: 48 minutes, 21 seconds.)

Your library at your fingertips

Workshop presented by Vik Chauhan on 10 January 2022. Presented as part of WinterFest 2022.
(Duration: 54 minutes, 11 seconds.)

Locating information

Workshop delivered by Andrew Sinclair on 3 February 2022. Presented as part of the Developing your academic writing series.
(Duration: 46 minutes, 20 seconds.)

Using individual databases to find material

"Qualitative research step by step" by sladner2 is

We subscribe to a wide range of academic databases giving you access to a variety of scholarly materials. You can access these from Portal >  My learning > Online databases and academic journals. The databases can be cross-disciplinary or subject-specific. Watch the following videos to discover some of these databases and how you can use them.

Business Source Premier

(Duration: 3 minutes, 50 seconds.)


Eikon contains current and historical financial, company and economic data and news from Refinitiv/Thomson Reuters, including data on financial instruments, debt and stock markets and foreign exchanges.

(Duration: 8 minutes, 20 seconds.)

(Duration: 7 minutes, 57 seconds.)


(Duration: 3 minutes, 19 seconds) provides access to full-text Financial Times news plus company and markets data

(Duration: 1 minute, 55 seconds)     

  (Duration: 3 minutes, 01 seconds.)

 (Duration: 6 minutes, 49 seconds.)


Orbis provides company accounting data on over 198 million international companies, both public and private.

(Duration: 6 minutes, 09 seconds.)

(Duration: 9 minutes, 08 seconds.)

(Duration: 1 minute, 41 seconds)


(Duration: 3 minute, 0 seconds.)

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