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Information for teachers and students at local schools: Resources

Guidance on access to resources held by the University Library for teachers and students at local schools

The Library supports each University department by providing online links to resources, gateways and tutorials useful at that level. You can use these subject guides as a starting point for researching information on Education or individual secondary level subjects (for example, Chemistry). Follow the link below to explore our guides

Please note that whilst many resources are free for you to access, some resources, including almost all online materials, are only available to members of the University of Reading.

Search Summon for Open Access articles

School students can search the Library's discovery service Summon to find freely available articles and other materials. Search using the box below to find only Open Access materials.


Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a good source of Open Access articles and other materials, although it isn't possible to restrict results to free items. Use the search box below:

Google Scholar Search

Useful links

Below are some suggested links to help you assist your pupils.

Question marks

Resources for your school