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You can search directly from the search box on the front of the library website

Search box from Library Homepage

Top Tips

  • Enter some keywords or concepts related to your topic, as you would in a Google search
  • Think of synonyms and alternatives
  • Use quotation marks to search for common terms or phrases
  • Add an asterisk * at the end of a word to search for different variations of the word


  • 'View Online' to read full text online items
  • 'Available in the Library' normally means the book is only available as a print copy
  • Pin items to save to my favourites.  If you sign-in, pins will be saved.

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If you need a book for your studies, course work, dissertation or exams which the Library doesn't have, or if you think an extra copy or eBook would be helpful, please use our More Books service.


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Books on the same subject are all in roughly the same area in the Main Library.  Books are labeled (a classmark) to indicate where on the shelf it will be filed.  The numbers on the labels aren't random, they correspond with specific subjects.  

Brief guide to subject classmarks 000-499Brief guide to subject classmarks 500 - 999

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Anatomy & Human Identification LibGuide Home page

Our LibGuides provide information on databases, journals, e-books, websites and other resources for many subject areas. 

Bookmark your guide now!


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We also have general LibGuides to help with eBooks, off campus access, Endnote, Reading Lists... if you have any suggestions, let us know via our feedback form.

E-journals LibGuide Home page

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Our Academic Librarian team deliver classes or one to one sessions in the following:

Digital Literacies; Literature Searching; Critical Appraisal skills; Reference Management skills


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Our partner Digital and Technology Services have Service Guides to help troubleshoot common issues/topics.

  • Getting help with email 
  • Managing your account and resetting your password
  • Printing
  • Connecting to WiFi
  • File Storage

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The opinions of our customers really matter to us, as your comments and suggestions help us improve your library experience. You can provide feedback on our services at any time - our recent replies can be viewed here.