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Welcome! This guide will help you find the best sources for Science

Welcome to the Library!

This guide will help you:

  • find books, ebooks, journal articles and other information sources
  • manage your references and avoid plagiarism. 

Getting Started

Information can come from many different places...books, journal articles, websites and social media to name a few.

It's good practice to include a variety of information sources when you are gathering information for an assignment. This shows that you have researched your topic thoroughly and have evidence to support your writing.

A good start is to find some information from

  • books
  • journal or magazine articles
  • websites

And remember, don't rely on one source only.

Our Top Resources for Science

Start by searching the Library's Collection of books, ebooks, journal articles and more.

Recommended Databases

Recommended Databases for Science


Content: Full-text journal articles

Subjects: Science, Technology, Computer Science

Academic Search Complete

Content: Full-text journal articles

Subjects: A wide range of subjects including Life Science, Physical Science and Pharmaceuticals

BNF - British National Formulary

Content: Pharmaceutical reference book

Subjects: Pharmaceuticals

Web of Science

Content: Journal articles (abstracts)

Subjects: Science