Race and ethnicity is an area of research which covers a wide range of subjects and crosses many academic disciplines. This guide has been created to help you find some key resources the Library can provide and point you towards other useful online resources and libraries and archives. If you would like to research race an ethnicity related topics within your own subject area, your Academic Liaison Librarian can help with this.
Your Academic Liaison Librarian is your main point of contact with the Library - there is one for every subject offered at Reading. They can help you make effective use of the huge range of resources the Library has to offer in support of your studies by:
If you would like further help, please contact your Academic Liaison Librarian directly.
We have a range of videos designed to introduce you to the Library and show you how to use our resources.
The Study Advice Team offer study guides, workshops, individual advice sessions, and much more to make your studying more effective and successful. See the Study Advice webpages for more information, or pop in to make an appointment at the Study Advice and Maths Support Desk on the Ground Floor of the Library.
Our Maths Support resources can help if you're finding any mathematical or statistical topic difficult during the transition to University study.
Our Maths Support guide provides links to an extensive range of worksheets, e-resources and video tutorials which you can access at any time to practise and develop your mathematical and statistical skills.
Digital Technology Services
DTS provide advice with using computer software and hardware. For individual support pop in and ask at the IT Service Desk on the 1st Floor of the Library. For more information see their website.
If you need guidance on using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Access or PowerPoint try these online tutorials:
International Study and Language Institute (ISLI) - Academic English Programme
If you are an international student, the Academic English Programme offers courses and 1-1 support (drop-ins and appointments).