Library catalogue and reading lists
All of our books and ebooks are searchable on Discover.
- Reading list keyword search allows you to retrieve a list of all the items on your reading list in one search. Search by module code, module leader (surname only) or module title
- To retrieve only ebooks (useful if you are off campus), tick the Search only Electronic Books option under the search box
- Mark records of interest and print or email these. Click the mark icon beside the book information
All of our ebooks are on the library catalogue but you may want to browse through our major collections. All of these are listed on our ebooks page as well as those mentioned below:
- Oxford Scholarship Online includes thousands of current academic monographs from Oxford University Press. Browse or search across our subscribed content
- Dawsonera is one of our major ebooks aggregators, pulling together ebooks from hundreds of publishers. Use the Advanced Search option to search across all of our owned content. Tip: make sure to untick the Include not owned option under the search box
- MyiLibrary is another substantial collection. Search or browse
Most ebooks will allow you to copy and paste or print some of the content with some restrictions. This information should be clear on the ebook platform you are using.
Other library catalogues
If you are doing a longer piece of research, you may want to locate items not held in our collection. Catalogues of interest might be:
- Glasgow University library catalogue
- Strathclyde University library catalogue
- COPAC is a unified catalogue of all the major research libraries in the UK, including the British Library. Great for locating books of interest
- If there are books you need for your research that we don't hold it is possible to get these on Inter-library Loan
Using other libraries
SCONUL Access is a reciprocal borrowing and access scheme within HE across the UK. Apply online for access to any libraries that you need access to for your research. Individual libraries will confirm your borrowing and access rights when you join. This is free to eligible staff and students within HE across the UK.