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Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina and Thesaurus Linguae Latinae
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:51:51 +0000
UCL now has access to Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina and Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina provides access to all editions of Latin texts published in the Bibliotheca Teubneriana, ranging from antiquity and late antiquity to medieval and neo-Latin texts. Thesaurus Linguae Latinae is a comprehensive, ongoing scholarly dictionary of ancient Latin from the earliest times through AD 600. The […]Read more...
Trial access to Very Short Introductions
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:41:36 +0000
UCL has trial access to Very Short Introductions until 17th October 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy […]Read more...
Getting the most from Explore
What is Explore?
Explore is UCL Library Services' single search tool for finding journals, books, full-text articles, archive material and much more. Whether you're looking for items on your reading list or information for a project or research, you'll find it in Explore and you get instant access to any full-text we subscribe to.
Explore contains the whole of the UCL library catalogue, but also much more besides.
- How do I find a book? (PDF) | Video
- How do I find journals? (PDF)
- How do I find materials for essays, dissertations and theses? (PDF)
- How do I renew my books?
Frequently asked questions
Search everything in Explore
||Printed and electronic book and journal titles held by UCL|
||A remotely-held catalogue of millions of electronic journal articles and other full-text e-resources|
||UCL Library Services' digital collections|
||Open access documents from UCL's publications repository|
UCL Exam Papers
||Electronic copies of UCL exam papers|
UCL's archives catalogue
||Journal titles to which UCL Library provides access, both print and electronic|
UCL Reading Lists
||Links to lists by course code or title|
If you know you are looking for a particular type of material, we
recommend limiting your search to that type of material before entering
your search terms. E.g. if you know you are looking for a library book,
select Library catalogue from the drop-down list before typing your
If you are looking for the most relevant information (of any type) on a particular topic, simply type your search terms into the box and then look at your results. You can later narrow down your search results by type of material (e.g. UCL library books) if you wish, simply by clicking on one of the links to the left of the results.
Explore uses a complex ranking called ScholarRank which is tailored to the academic environment. It starts by ranking results according to the presence of your search terms in their author/title etc. Then it ranks materials more highly if they are known to be more well-respected/used by academic users.
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