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Library guides

Our comprehensive guides can help you with every aspect of using Birkbeck Library, from finding and borrowing books, to browsing our databases and using specialist referencing software.

Browse our library guides

academic subject guides (A-Z)

Alumni Guide 

Database User Guides 

eBooks guide

Free access to online resources guide

Inclusive Readings (decolonising the curriculum) guide

Library Guides

Patents, copyright and intellectual property guides 

Reading for pleasure guide

Reading List Guidance for Teaching Staff

referencing guides 

Research guide

Study skills guides 

Systematic review guide

Using archives, special collections and images in your research guide

Wellbeing guide