Finding sources


UEA Library Search

  1. Go to Library Search.
  2. Type a few letters in the search box. Some suggested search terms will appear.
  3. Enter your terms and click Search.
  4. You will get a list of results.

Research Starters

Sometimes you will see a Research Starter at the top of the results. This is an introduction to the topic. For example, there are Research Starters on Global warming and Marketing strategy.


  1. Books should be listed next. If not, click on Catalogue Only on the left of the screen:
  2. For a printed book, check its location, call number and status, so that you can find the book on the library shelves.
  3. For an e-book, click on the link (e.g. Online access or Connect to MyiLibrary resource).
  4. To see a bibliographical reference for the book, click on Cite on the right of the screen.

Journal articles

  1. To see only articles, click on Articles (Peer Reviewed) on the left of the screen.
  2. You can drag the Publication Date slider to show only recent articles.
  3. If the link says Check SFX for Full Text, on the next page click the top Go button.
  4. There may be a Cite icon to the right of the article text. Click on it to see a bibliographical reference for the article.

Some Sources

See also Subjects.

Credo Reference “Background Information to Start Your Research”
Google Scholar Search engine
Oxford Reference Online reference books
Rutgers Research Guides Subject guides
UEA Library Search Search engine UEA Library Search
Web of Science Search engine
Zanran Search engine for data and statistics