UEA Library

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  1. Go to the main UEA Library page.
  2. Enter your search terms in the search box and click Search.
  3. You will get a list of results.
  4. Sometimes you will see an item called Start Your Research at the top of the results. This is an introduction to the topic.
  5. Books are listed next.
  6. You can narrow the results to Books or Articles (on the left of the screen).
  7. You can drag the Publication Date slider (on the left of the screen) to show only recent items.
  8. Click on the full-text link, e.g. PDF Full Text.
  9. There may be a Cite icon or link beside the article text. Click on it for the bibliographical reference.


  1. For a printed book, check its status, location and classmark/call number, so that you can find the book on the library shelves. For example:
    Available   UEA Main Library Floor 2: Main shelves - Normal loan   PR5823.Z REN
  2. There are floor plans by the lift and stairs.
  3. For an ebook, click on the View eBook or UEA Access link.
  4. For a bibliographical reference, click on the Cite button.

Google Scholar

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  1. Go to and do a search.
  2. You can limit the results by date (e.g. Since 2017).
  3. Some of the results will have links in a separate column on the right, such as [PDF]… or [HTML]… or UEA access. Click on one of these.
  4. For a reference, click on the (double quotes) icon at the bottom of each result.
  5. Tip: On your own laptop, go to Settings > Library links to add University of East Anglia.


Finding sources with UEA Library and Google Scholar

Background music is "Mist and Clouds" from the album The Scope by Kai Engel, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial Licence.

How to access O’Reilly materials

The O’Reilly for Higher Education site has books and videos on IT, business, accounting, economics, maths, science, design, journalism, career development and other topics.

  1. Go to the O’Reilly sign-in page.
  2. Click on Select your institution and choose Not listed? Click here (the top option).
    Screenshot of institution list
  3. Enter your UEA email address, e.g. and click on Let’s Go.
  4. You should receive an email inviting you to create a password. You don’t have to do this. You can just enter your email address each time you visit the site.
  5. If you do create a password, then next time you visit the site, click on Already a user? Click here.