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Supercharge your study with your Librarys quality e-resources!
What isyour digital library?
Its quality content
which the University pays for
You cant find or access most of this content through Google, or even Google Scholar
What you can find in a search engine, like GoogleDo you want to get the whole picture?
What you can find in a search engine, like GoogleThe resources the University pays for on your behalf:there are moretheyre more relevanttheyre better qualityyour work will have more impact if you use them!
So even if you start your search with Google, dont stop there!
www.kent.ac.uk/library/resources Next stop: library website
Your 2 main ways to access digital resources:
LibrarySearchFind lots of material in a single search!
LibrarySearchIts the best place to start, especially if youre looking for e-books and journal articles
LibrarySearchBut it doesnt have everything!
A-Z of e-resourcesThe A-Z has links to everything we pay for (except individual e-books and journals)
A-Z of e-resourcesGood when you know the name of the resource you want!
What kinds of content are we talking about?
E-booksWe have 787,827*, almost as many as the physical books in the Templeman Library.
*Number based on SCONUL annual return, January 2016
E-booksWhatever subject youre studying, we have e-books that are relevant to you
JournalsJournal articles give you the most current research and thinking on your topic
JournalsArticles are great if you want to find material on specific aspects of a topic
Official publicationsOfficial publications are documents produced by or for the government and cover a huge range of topics
Official publicationsThey are important primary and secondary sources for many subjects
News resourcesWe have current news resources and archives of past news, from the UK and international
News resourcesThey offer news, views and commentary on contemporary events
MultimediaMultimedia covers film, TV, audio, and image material
MultimediaIts key for many subjects and can help you really immerse yourself in a topic
Reference Reference covers languages, biography, and key facts in all academic subjects
Reference Find facts fast, in dictionaries and encyclopaedias that give reliable information
Theses & dissertations Theses can be a great starting points to research a topic, especially their bibliographies
Theses & dissertations They also show you how best to lay out, format and argue your own thesis
Statistics & maps Statistics and maps are key for providing raw data for many topics
Statistics & maps Theyre important in providing additional evidence in support of your arguments
Where is your digital library?
Library resources you can access
from anywhere on campus
and on the move
No need to visit the library!
Who can access your digital library?
Only current Kent staff and students
So make the most of
while youre at uni!
www.kent.ac.uk/library/resources Want more help?Contact your academic liaison librarian:www.kent.ac.uk/library/templeman/subject-support
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