section will help you to use the resources of Birkbeck
Library to research a topic, whether you need a few
journal articles for your essay or are compiling a bibliography.
You will learn how to:
- Think about your topic and your search terms in
order to carry out the best searches
- Search the Library catalogue by subject
- Search and browse electronic journals, databases
and the Internet
- Obtain material not held at Birkbeck - by visiting
other libraries and via the Interlibrary loan service.
Throughout this section you will pick
up useful tips that can be used whatever type of resource
you are searching.
You can use the navigation on the left
to jump to a particular subject or you can use the Forward
button below to work through the entire section, which
should take approximately 15 minutes.