Please use the alphabetical list below to find the word for which you would like an explanation:
Secondary sources are those records generated by an event but written by non-participants or witnesses of the event. Secondary sources are based on or derived from Primary Sources but have been interpreted or analyzed. Examples of secondary sources include magazine and journal articles, literary criticism, biographies, and encyclopaedia articles which analyze or interpret primary sources.
Books published under a general title, often numbered, for example, British archaeological reports. The individual books in the series normally has a title
A combination of letters and numbers used to indicate the location of a book on the shelf.
Short Loan Collection
The collection of books and articles that are on course reading lists and in heavy demand. The Short Loan Collection is shelved separately from the other Library collections and the standard loan period for Short Loan Collection items is 4 hours.
Used on the Library Catalogue to show whether an item is available or not in the Library.
Subject Liaison Librarians
The Library staff responsible for communicating with the academic departments in the University and representing the Library at the departments and schools. There are two Subject Liaison Librarians for each department or school. You can find out who your liaison librarian is by going to the subject information page and consulting the Contacts pages. Their role includes:
- to act as the point of contact in the Library for the staff and students in a particular department or school
- to help users to make effective use of the Library and its information resources
- to answer queries and provide consultation to users on information resources