Locate is the library's online catalogue and a reliable route to all of our paid-for journals and books. It is a useful starting point for scoping out a research topic. More information on how to search Locate effectively can be found in the Locate Help Guide.
This section outlines the key library resources and services available to help support the process of finding information for your research.
Lists the key databases and websites to consult when undertaking research, as well as some potentially useful free individual sources. It also provides some basic searching tips.
Finding the right information for your research is not always straightforward. This page shares some top tips to help you surface the information you need in the most effective way.
There will be occasions where the journal articles and books you need are unavailable from the library's collections. In this instance there are a number of services and tools to help you get access to the resources you need, including the library's Document Supply Service.
Reference management software helps you keep track of your citations as you work and partially automates the process of constructing bibliographies when it is time to publish.
As Academic Liaison Librarian, I am here to support the library needs of all researchers in GLEA. So if you have any questions about anything to do with searching for information, please get in touch using the contact details on this page.