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Newcastle University

University Library

Subject support guide

Your subject-specific guide to using library resources.

Library Search


Your subject-specific guide to library resources.

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Every subject area has unique and specialist types of information, which mean that you need to look beyond Library Search. Some types of information are accessed via specialist databases, for example newspapers, while others are available online.

Historical Computing Collection

The Library is building a collection of historic computing books, under the guidance of Professors Brian Randell, Cliff Jones and John Lloyd. The main collection is housed at the Team Valley Research Reserve. Individual items are indexed in LibrarySearch. To browse the whole collection follow this link.


Find out more about the History of Computing with the following links:

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Specialist Resources

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