The first in a weekly series of tips to help you use the Library and its resources effectively.
Looking for a particular book on the Library catalogue? Search by typing in the author’s surname and one or two words from the title – don’t put in any first names, initials, dates, etc. If there's more than one author, just use the surname of the first one.
For example, if you are looking for …
Cottrell, S., 2013. The study skills handbook.4th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
… just search on Cottrell Study Skills and you will see it on the list of results. Then click on the title of the book to see more information, such as the availability of copies and the shelfmark.