Welcome to the African Studies subject guide - your guide to using the library resources, services and facilities for your subject.
This Library Services page will be kept up to date with information about access to the library collections, online access to teaching resources and how to get further help.
DiscoverEd is the one of the main ways to find the resources that are available to you. Your University Login gives you access to DiscoverEd where you can explore many of the online and physical resources, as well as the special repositories within the university collection.
Not everything within the University collection can be identified using DiscoverEd and you may also need to use specific databases to find additional material.
Need help searching DiscoverEd? Have a look at the help pages and FAQs.
The Main Library holds the majority of books for African Studies. The majority of books in the Main Library are either in the HUB Collection on ground floor or on the 2nd or 4th floors depending on the shelfmark.
Resource Lists are online reading lists that can signpost you to key reading materials. Some of your courses may have a Resource List embedded in the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) but you can also access them directly. Full details are available on the Resource Lists: Information for Students webpage.
Other subject guides can be a useful source of ideas and information.
A full list of subject guides is available on the university website.
The Library provides access to many e-resources, but we also provide lots of other services and support for students on online learning programmes.