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Liberal Arts

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Your Subject Librarians

Damien McManus


Damien McManus


Tel: +44 (0)117 42 82186 | Internal 82186


Bennet Jones


Office hours: Thursdays and Fridays 10am-12pm. Book an online appointment

This guide is an introduction to using library resources for Liberal Arts.

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 African American Newspapers till 31 May

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African American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 1827-1998 **Trial until 31st May 2022**

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998, provides access to more than 350 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. We have access till the end of May 2022 -- if you have any feedback about it please email

Welcome for new starters

A short guide to essential library services for Humanities students. Music:

Library Search

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