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A guide to ELT library resources

About this libguide

This guide will help you discover and use Library resources to help with your assignments projects and research.

Your DS password will be required to access some eresources on campus and all eresources off campus.

Please contact me if you need any help or advice in using the resources.

Library terminology

What does it mean? A guide to Library jargon.

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Abstract: An outline or summary of a document – for example a book, article, dissertation or thesis. Use it to decide whether or not you would like to read the complete work.

Account: See ‘Library Account’

Archives: Items and records acquired by the University. Includes the University Archives (the official records of the University of Strathclyde from 1796 to the present day) and Deposited Archives (various items and documents acquired by gift or deposit to support the University’s teaching and research).

Literature review

Searching for literature and understanding how that interlinks with writing up your findings and influencing new ideas for your research is a vital skill. The graphic below may help you to understand these processes and how they are inter-linked.

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