Locate is the Library's online resource discovery system. Both subscription-based and freely-accessible materials include articles, books, streamed videos, digital media, theses, and other useful resources, can be searched all in one place.
This guide serves as a general guidance on how to use Locate to search for resources.
You can search very easily in Locate. Just type one or more words you are looking for and click the Search button. Locate assumes that you are searching for all the words you type unless OR or NOT are specified between the words and phrases.
You can see the basic functions in Locate below. You may need to login to access most of the e-resources.
You can look for different helpful tools at the top menu of Locate. This may appear differently depending on what device you are using but you can always click '…' for all available options.
|Clear your current search and search filters and start a new search session
|Direct you to our library homepage which contains information about our library services that support your study, learning and research
|Direct you to a page with navigation to our subject guides created by our academic liaison librarians for different courses. You can also view the details of your academic liaison librarian from there.
|Can’t find what you need
|Introduce different services supporting you to find resources beyond the Library
|Offer basic tutorials and guidelines in using Locate – which is this guide
|Search for databases or to browse for databases that provide access to articles and other materials
|Browse our ejournal subscriptions using alphabetical A-Z listing, or to search for a specific title by enter the appropriate details in the search box provided
|Search across 1 billion newspaper articles, from hundreds of newspapers
|Document Supply Request
|Direct you to the form for submitting document supply request for items not held in Lanchester Library