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Library at a glance - autumn 2020

Your digital library

How can I use library resources like eBooks, eJournals and reading lists from home?

Thousands of online library resources are available for you to use off-campus 24/7. These include eBooks and eJournal articles. Search Bradford’s online search tool Summon for a specific title or topic you are interested in, then click on the Full Text Online link in the left-hand menu to show a list of available online resources. 

See our top tips for finding books during the Covid-19 closures.

You can also  on our webpages. Contact your if you cannot find what you are looking for.

Your module reading list is available from your module Canvas site and on the reading list website. Watch this video to learn how to find and use your reading lists.

What online help can I get from my subject librarian?

There is a librarian assigned to help with each subject area taught at Bradford. They have put together a helpful online guide for each subject to advise you on key information resources for your subject. They can also help you with your referencing questions.

You can book an online appointment via Microsoft® Teams with your subject librarian. If you think that you require a face-to-face on-campus appointment with your subject librarian, please contact your subject librarian to discuss this.

What online help can I get for referencing?

Try our referencing help pages or visit the EndNote referencing software help pages.

You can also contact your subject librarian or book an online appointment via Microsoft® Teams. 

What help is there for postgraduate research students?

Try our research support pages. We also offer a range of training webinars each semester for you to book. The webinar recordings will also be made available.


Special measures to help you study from home

  • Borrowing limit has been lifted to 30 books. Renew books even with fines over £5.
  • Use the Freepost service to return books if you are unable to visit campus.
  • Fines will not be charged on overdue items.
  • NB! Many key texts are available online. Please use the Summon and catalogue search facilities to link to content.