Guides and Online Help

  • Guides and Online Help

    This section includes subject and other guides to help you use library resources effectively.

    Use the Subject Links to find guides relevant to your subject.

    If you are unsure where your subject fits in, try the pull-down menu below:

  • Popular Guides (website)


    Popular Guides (Moodle)
    Login to Moodle, select Services dropdown, Library, Library (Moodle) and Library Guides:

    • Evaluating sources
    • Interlibrary loans FAQs
    • Using Google Scholar with UWS subscriptions
    • Using the library catalogue (guide & videos)


  • Referencing

    RefGuideThe guidelines have been extended for the 2014-15 session and now appear in an open module - UWS Referencing Guide - on the university's VLE.  [Alternatively, go to Moodle, select the Services dropdown then Library, UWS Referencing Guide. You may have to select the "login as a guest" option.]


    New tool

    RefMe logoThe guidelines mentioned above include information about the new RefME service, which can help you gather references for an assignment in the UWS Harvard style.  Download the app, sign up to the website, or get the best of both!



  • EndNote