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This guide is an introduction to using library resources.

With so many resources related to your discipline, it can be hard to know where to begin. This guide will help you:

  • discover the most useful sources of information for your topic

  • reference appropriately.

Use the tabs at the top of the page to navigate to the different sections.

Introduction to the Library


This quick guide introduces the different resources and services available through the library.

Trial access to Bloomsbury resources (available till 18 November 2022)

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Bloomsbury Cultural History

Subjects covered include: Animals • Business • Childhood and Family • Death • Dress and Fashion • Food • Furniture • Gardens • Human Body • Law • Medicine • Money • Peace • Plants • Religion in the West • Senses • Sexuality • Shopping • Sport • Theatre • Work • Women.

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Screen Studies

Screenplays and scholarly books on many aspects of screen studies, including histories of film and technical manuals.

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Search books, journal articles and more provided by the University of Bristol Library

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