Welcome to our guide to finding books relevant to your studies. Explore the following links to find out more:
If you are interested in finding out more about e-books take a look at our separate guide:
This set of short videos show you how to search for a specific book in the Library catalogue Enterprise, and then how to locate it, and more! See what's in the playlist by clicking on the Playlist button in the top right corner of the video.
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Elements to include:
Reference list: Ashbourn, J. (2014) Biometrics in the new world: the cloud, mobile technology and pervasive identity. 2nd edn. London: Springer.
In-text citation: (Ashbourn, 2014)
Reference list: Nasta, S. and Stein, M.U. (eds) (2020) The Cambridge history of Black and Asian British writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
In-text citation: (Nasta and Stein, 2020)
Where an e-book looks like a printed book (usually PDFs) with publication information and page numbers - cite it in the same way as a printed book (above). Where specific pagination details are not available use the information you have e.g. %, loc, chapter/page/paragraph. Also add the DOI or web address to the full reference.
Reference list: Prior, H. (2020) Away with the penguins. Available at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Away-Penguins-Hazel-Prior-ebook (Accessed: 20 September 2021).
In-text citation: (Prior, 2020, 74%)
Reference list: Faulkner, W. (2000) Light in August. Available at: https://www.vlebooks.com/vleweb/product/openreader?id=UniReading&isbn=9781446485521 (Accessed: 10 September 2021).
In-text citation: (Faulkner, 2000, ch. 7, p. 105)
Elements to include:
Include the page extent of the whole chapter when writing your full citation. Put just the pages you have referred to in the in-text citation.
Reference list: Singh, H., Khurana, L.K. and Singh, R. (2018) 'Pharmaceutical development', in Vohora, D. and Singh, G. (eds) Pharmaceutical medicine and translational clinical research, London: Academic Press, pp.33-46.
In-text citation: (Singh, Khurana and Singh, 2018, p.35)
If you need help with finding information, then please contact your Academic Liaison Librarian for advice.