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Newcastle University

University Library

Subject support guide

Your subject-specific guide to using library resources.

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Library Language - what does it mean?: T-Z

A guide to terms, jargon and vocabulary you may encounter using the University Library services and resources

T-Z

T

Thesis
A long piece of work produced by a PhD student and containing detailed research on a specific subject. Theses are kept in the Library store and need to be requested online though the catalogue.

U

URL
A Uniform Resource Locator is the 'address' of a web page, for example http://www.ncl.ac.uk/Library is the URL for Newcastle University Library

W

Walton Library
The Walton Medical and Dental Library is in the Medical School and holds resources for those studying or teaching the Medical, Dental, Biomedical Sciences and Psychology