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Resource List Guidance: Tools for creating your list



There are a number of tools that can help you compile your resource list:


Summon search use the Summon search to find out what we already hold on a subject.

Summon will include print and ebooks that we hold as well as academic journal articles, newspaper reports and much more

If you would like to search just print books you can access the library catalogue here

Ebook collections

Our main ebook suppliers are ebook Central and Dawsonera. Access these through the A-Z of Databases list.


You are likely to be familiar with the key publishers for your discipline. 
Many offer an approval service where you can request a copy of a book to review for your course.

Collaborating and Managing lists

Our citation management tools, RefWorks and EndNote, provide you with a place to create your lists, you can easily add items from our existing resources, manually add items, add resources from the web.  You can work on lists collaboratively and share them with your colleagues.