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Biomedical Science BSc: Books and eBooks

Finding Print Books

You can find print books via Discovery, our online library catalogue. Through Discovery, you can search all of our 151.3 million print and eResources. 

There are tons of handy features to give you the best search experience: 


Need Help? 

  • We have a complete Discovery guide available here

Alternatively, watch the video below for guidance. 

eBook Collection 

We have over 200,000 eBooks at your disposal 24/7 via Discovery.

Our eBook platforms offer a huge range of accessibility and time-saving features that you just don’t get with print books: 

  • 24/7 remote access with your university login details 
  • Save to eBook central or VLEbooks bookshelf for ease of access 
  • Search ebook by keyword to locate relevant text 
  • Highlight, annotate and bookmark pages and revisit later 
  • Accessibility features such a page zoom, background colour selection, and read-aloud functions 

Need help?

  • Refer to our eBook guide, here
  • Refer to the eBook central guidance here.
  • Refer to the VLEbooks FAQs here.

Alternatively, watch the video below for guidance.

Requesting Resources

If you're unable to find a resource you're looking for, the University of Suffolk Library can order articles on your behalf from other UK universities via our resource request service.

How many requests can I make?

Allowances are currently set as follows. However, these may be exceeded if the customer wishes to pay personally.

  • First-year undergraduate (Level 4) - 5 requests free of charge (request forms must be countersigned by course tutor)
  • Second-year undergraduate (Level 5) - 5 requests free of charge
  • Final year undergraduate (Level 6) - 10 requests free of charge
  • Taught Postgraduate - 10 requests free of charge
  •  Research postgraduate - 20 requests free of charge
  • Staff - 20 requests free of charge

Stock Suggestions

 

Can't find a resource that you need in the library? All Ipswich-based UoS staff and students are entitled to make stock suggestions. Complete the form below to make a stock suggestion. A librarian will be in contact with you within five working days to advise of the outcome of your request. 

We cannot guarantee that all stock suggestions will result in purchase. All stock suggestions are considered based on cost and likely usage. If the item is only required for a short period or personal research, it may be more appropriate to submit a resource request.