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Disability and inclusion: Help

A guide to finding disability and inclusion related resources and information

Getting help

Disability 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 of the key resources the Library can provide and point you towards other useful online resources and libraries and archives. If you would lke to research disability related topics within your own subject area, your subject Liaison Librarian can help with this.

What can your subject librarian do for you?

What can your subject librarian do for you?

Your subject 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:

  • showing you how to use information resources effectively – liaison librarians create online Library guides for your subject and can provide group (embedded or standalone) training sessions for your School/Department
  • showing you how to save time by making the most of all Library services
  • providing you with individual help with your research – liaison librarians can offer in depth one to one help in finding information including: helping you to identify the most relevant print and e-resources to use, provide guidance on developing effective search strategies and advise on referencing, including the use of bibliographic management software such as Endnote   

If you would like further help, please contact your subject liaison librarian directly.

The Liaison Librarian team

Other support for your studies


Study advice

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 into their Reception Desk on the Ground Floor of the URS Building.

Maths Support Centre

Also on the Ground Floor of the URS building is the Maths Support Centre. They offer guides, workshops and individual support on maths, statistics, psychometric tests and much more.

Information Technology

IT provide advice with using computer software and hardware. For individual support pop in and ask at their Service Desk on the Ground Floor of the URS Building. For more information see their website.

If you need guidance on using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Access or PowerPoint try the online tutorials provided by GCF Learn Free.