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Library services for studying online [COVID-19]
*STUDYING ONLINE - COVID-19 SUPPORT*
In addition to this guide, please see our guide to Library Services for Studying Online, which will help you to effectively use our online services.
For the latest information on access to the Library building, computers and books, please see our COVID-19 FAQs.
Welcome to the Library guide for your subject. You'll find links to some useful resources for your studies and ideas of where to go if you can't find what you need.
If you are new to the University, or need a reminder on using the Library, please see the links below.
Brightspace Induction Resource
Guide to Library and IT services, in the University-wide induction resource for new students.
Our search engine for finding print and online resources
A guide to the APA 7th style, which is the official University referencing standard
Finding Open Access research online
Below are some useful tools for finding Open Access research papers outside of Summon.
Google Scholar is Google's search tool that allows you to find published research papers. Some of these will be open access, but for any that are paywalled, you can enable "Library Links" to get direct access via the University of Huddersfield's subscriptions.
Google Scholar Library Links screencast
Short screencast video showing how to enable Library Links in Google Scholar.
Google Scholar tips
Instructions on setting up Library Links in Google Scholar, and tips on getting the most out of Google Scholar.
Browser plug-in that helps you find free, open access versions of academic papers that are behind paywalls.
Browser plugin that finds versions of academic papers within your University library subscriptions.
EThOS: e-theses online service
Doctoral theses from almost all UK higher education institutions.
Core: Open Access research papers
Core is a dedicated search engine that searches only open access research papers.
If you need a paper that is not available through the Library, and you can't find a free version via any of the above sources, please request it from Inter-Library Loans. We will try to source a copy from another library on your behalf.