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Finding High-Quality Information Resources

UWS Library provides our students and staff with high-quality information resources in a range of formats. Select a format for guidance on locating the resources you need.

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Using One Search

One Search will help you find most of our resources. Try 'Search Anything' as a starting point (or 'Advanced Search' to narrow down your search quickly).

Sign in to 'My Library Card' to save useful items and search queries or to set up alerts. You can also see your loans and renew items online. You can log in to One Search and most online resources using your student / staff username and password.

Having problems accessing your account? Let us know.

Spot any issues with an online journal, e-book or database? Let us know.

Using the Library

Library search

Use One Search to find, read and borrow resources in the UWS Library collection. Resources include books, e-books, journals, electronic journal articles, maps, DVDs and much more. To get the most out of One Search, sign in using your student / staff username and password.

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Using the Library

Information on how to use the Library at UWS.

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Subject Support

UWS Library provides UWS staff and students with access to a wide range of subject-specific online resources and support

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Research Support

UWS Library provides support, advice and guidance to UWS researchers on a range of services and systems related to research.

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Locations, Opening Hours & Facilities

Find out where your UWS Library is, when it is open and what facilities you can access.

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About the Library

More information about UWS Library, including our library teams and our public task statement.

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