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INTO Newcastle student guide: Searching for Resources

Information and resources for INTO students at Newcastle University

Your *three* key starting points

Library Search is your discovery tool to find and access our print and e-books, journal articles, DVDs and much more! 

Want to explore your subject area in more depth? Our library guides, edited by your subject specialist team, are packed with specialist resources, news and tips. 

Got a question? Try library help, our searchable knowledge base. Also available via Twitter, text and email!

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Library Search

     

Find books, journals, articles and other resources, whether print or electronic, with Library Search

For each item, Library Search will tell you:

  • the Library in which it is held
  • how long the book can be borrowed (long loan is four weeks, but there are Student Text Collection four hour loans as well)
  • the location and shelfmark, which you will need in order to find the book on the shelf, if it's in print
  • the status, which will tell you if a book is out on loan and when it is due back 

Library Search: what do your results mean?

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Resources

The Resources tab on the top menu will take you to fast links for different types of resources if you know exactly what you're looking for.
For example, Newspapers or Government Publications

                                                    William Pettit and Ken McPhan of the Gippsland Independent and Express newspaper, Victoria

 

For subject specific databases and other resources, check out your Subject Guide from the A-Z list. These guides have been compiled by your Subject Guide and contain the key recommended resources for your area of study.