Library search

Books and journal articles in one search

The library search will instantly search the following:

  • everything on the library shelves 
  • journal articles from over 87% of our journal titles
  • e-books and reference material (eg encyclopedias)
  • the entire UWE Research Repository 

It's google-like, intuitive and easy to use. Give it a go!

How to searchLibrary search example

Try entering some keywords in the search box, eg: 

  • words from the title
  • or an author's name
  • a particular topic
  • a phrase "in quotes"

Or look at this video - introduction to library search - for more detailed advice.

Is my database included?

Look at the databases: by subject / A-Z pages to find out if your favourite database is included, or to connect to any database directly.

Search beyond the library's collection

The library can't afford to buy everything! 

Add results beyond your library's collection

If you want to see what else might be available, tick Add results beyond your library's collection in the list of search results.

Can't find what you're looking for?

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