Library help for students

You’ve just been given an assignment. You’ve got a brief, you’ve made a plan. Now, you need to find the information to construct your work.

Where do you start? A quick search has found thousands of books, articles, videos and pictures. Great! Now, it’s a matter of finding the right information and making sense of it. That's where we come in.

The team at Marjon Library is here to help you find the information you need for your studies and research. We also provide individual and group help sessions to advise on:

  • Using research tools like Discovery and Google Scholar.
  • Databases such as Ethos, Scopus and SportDiscus
  • Organising your information using Mendeley.
  • Evaluating your information.
  • Finding information held outside of Marjon Library.

If there anything we can’t help you with (such as Referencing, Academic Writing, Critical Thinking etc) we will be happy to point you in the right direction.

Firstly, visit our written and video Help Guide section, which will take you step-by-step through finding information.

Our User Education Librarian Steve Gunard is also available to answer your questions or offer advice on information gathering. Send him an email to discuss your research aims and to book a one-to-one session for more in-depth questions. His details are below. We encourage third-year students to attend our Going for Gold workshops for essential advice on dissertation research and formatting.