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Academic Support videos: Finding information for your assignment

Finding books, ebooks and journal articles

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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?

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

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.)

Effective use of LibrarySearch

(Duration: 3 minutes, 48 seconds.)

Locating information

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 LibrarySearch

Using individual databases to find material

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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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