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Advice and shortcuts to help you get better results when you're searching for resources for an essay, report, project or dissertation.

Finding resources for your assignment

The problem:

You're struggling to find relevant books and articles for your assignment, e.g. ...

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The solution:

If you're struggling to find resources for your assignment there's no need to panic. There's plenty of good stuff out there – it's just a matter of finding it. 

This guide will explain how you can use Library tools and smart searching techniques to track down the most relevant resources, both in the Library and online.

Start here: >> Smarter searching