Help Finding e-resources for off campus students

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Help finding e-resources

When you’re looking for e-resources, such as ebooks and journal articles there are a number of tools you can use including Library Search (on the library web page) and Google Scholar. You will be able to access any resources that University of Sunderland subscribe to with your University User ID and password. An increasing amount of research is being published open access (free to read) too.

Below we’ve curated a few guides to help you navigate University of Sunderland online resources and wider open access material. Expand the sections below to browse the help guides available.

People on laptops

Tips for logging into e-resources

(Web Page)

Which news websites to use for your research

(Web Page)

Search for and access ebooks

(PDF)

How to obtain theses off campus

(Web Page)

Search for and access ebooks

(YouTube)

Searching for journal articles using keywords

(PDF)

Advanced Search: Hints & Tips

(PDF)

Tips for logging into e-resources

(Web Page)

Searching for journal articles using keywords

(Sunderland Video)

Search for journal titles

(PDF)

Searching for journal articles using keywords

(YouTube)

Citation trails

(Web Page)

Tips for logging into e-resources

(Web Page)

IBISWorld - market research database

(Web Page)

JSTOR - how to access off campus

(Web Page)

Sync Google Scholar to Library Search

(Web Page)

Using Read Out Loud & Coloured Overlays on Ebooks

(Web Page)

Downloading ATbar to read an ebook

(YouTube)

Using Adobe Read Out Loud on an Ebook

(YouTube)

Need further help?

Contact us

Contact us on LibraryTalk (email or LiveChat) if you want to ask library staff a question about e-resources.

Library Talk (pictures of lots of heads with chat boxes)

Resetting your password

You will need to use your University user ID and password to log into our e-resources. If your password doesn’t work or you cannot remember it, you can reset it online.  You will need to register a personal e-mail address with the University and/or set up a security question.

Reset your password through My IT Support