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Using the Library

Explore how to get the most from UWS Library during your time at UWS and after.

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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Finding Books, Articles & More

Search, read and borrow from thousands of academic and non-academic titles, in print and online.

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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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