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Latest blog posts
Trial access to Sage Research Methods
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:56:36 +0000
UCL has trial access to Sage Research Methods until 22nd May 2015. Sage Research Methods is designed to help researchers, academics and students explore methods concepts when designing research projects, understand particular methods or identify new methods, conduct research, and write up findings. The product combines content from Sage books, journals and references works specially […]Read more...
Trial access to Acland Anatomy and Visible Body extended until 28th May 2015
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:35:20 +0000
UCL’s trial access to Acland Anatomy, Visible Body: Anatomy & Physiology, Visible Body: Human Anatomy Atlas has been extended until 28th May. For off-site access please use Web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Acland Anatomy is noted for it’s realism, simple language, and three-dimensional quality, the Video Atlas has become popular with both medical students and students and teachers […]Read more...
Getting the most from 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?
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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