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Finding resources at Newcastle University Library

Learn how to find resources at Newcastle University Library and elsewhere for your studies.


Library SearchLibrary Search on a smartphone

Find out about Library Search, Newcastle University Library’s search engine and discovery tool to all of our resources.


Useful hints and tips

Read our top tips to use whilst searching as well as how to use booleans for more refined results.


Subject-specific websitesPhotograph of a computer keyboard

A list of recommended websites specific to your area of study.


Other useful websites

Newcastle City Council logoNewcastle Libraries (including Access to Research)

A free service to members of Newcastle libraries (free to join) allowing access to free digital resources including 19th Century British Library Newspapers, Encyclopaedia Britannica Online and over 10 million academic articles (via Access to Research: http://freetoviewjournals.pls.org.uk/)
http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/24hourlibrary

Google ScholarGoogle Scholar logo

Allows you to search for free scholarly literature.
scholar.google.co.uk

Sweet SearchSweet Search logo

Allows you to search for scholarly literature.
www.sweetsearch.com

Other library catalogues and linksNewcastle University crest

A list compiled by Newcastle University Library.
www.ncl.ac.uk/library/resources/other_catalogues