Later on in your studies you will be asked to find information on a topic for your own essays, seminar presentations, and your dissertation. Follow the tips below for help on finding relevant sources.
Search the Enterprise catalogue for one or more keywords describing your topic to find some useful books held in the Library. This will show you both printed and online books. For the best results keep your search quite simple as you are searching the titles of books not their contents.
If you want to find books beyond our collections, for instance if you are researching for a PhD and need to find everything published on your topic, try the following methods to find references to books on your topic.
There are a number of databases that give references to books and/or book chapters. Explore those relevant to your subject, in addition to searching the specific book databases suggested below.
If you find details of a book not held in our Library we can usually get it for you from another library, or you may be able to visit another library which has a copy.
You can also suggest a book for purchase using this form: