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Credo Reference
Over 1000 reference books

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Oxford Reference
Online reference books

ProQuest Ebook Central
Over 55,000 ebooks on various subjects

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UEA Library search

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  1. Go to
  2. Enter your search terms in the search box and click Search.
  3. You can narrow the results to Books or Articles.
  4. You can drag the Publication Date slider to show only recent items.
  5. For an article, click on the full-text link, e.g. PDF Full Text.
  6. For a printed book, note down its status, location and classmark/call number.
  7. For an ebook, click on the View eBook or UEA Access link.

There may be a Cite icon or link. Click on it for the bibliographical reference.

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 Cite at the bottom of each result.

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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).
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  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.