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A Subject Guide is a dedicated guide which has been created by the Learning Adviser for your subject. It contains carefully selected resources most relevant to your subject area, from books and videos to eResources, reading lists and news feeds.
Use the drop down menu below to select a subject guide.
The Library has access to a broad range of eResource databases, full of different types of information for a variety of subjects. You can select a database from the drop-down menu to begin searching a database. Visit a subject guide to find the most relevant eResources, or follow the 'view more results' link below and filter your results by subject.
An excellent place to begin research is to search the Library catalogue. This will show you which books and eBooks we have available for you to borrow or access.
Learning Advisers are members of the Library Team who specialise in providing support for particular subjects. Each course at College will have a dedicated Learning Adviser who can provide one-to-one support with your research and study skills.
This practical book is designed for anyone who is planning to undertake a research project in the social sciences for the first time. Organised around eight operational steps, it explains difficult procedures step-by-step.
When it comes to research proposals, there are essential elements and students often forget them, miss them, or struggle to find a workable plan. This book gives you a clever, beautiful workbook packed with real life examples to keep on track.
This is the market leading book for anyone doing their research project. Clear, concise and extremely readable, this book provides a practical, step-by-step guide to doing a research project from start to finish.
Giving students an insider's view of what lecturers and professors are looking for when they set essays and assignments, this text provides practical and effective guidance on how to write successful essays and other written assignments.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
demonstrate knowledge of good academic practice and how to build it into your studies
understand how to avoid inappropriate or bad academic practice
show knowledge of techniques on how to avoid plagiarism.
If you need any help with this topic, get in touch with one of our Learning Advisers.