Course resource help for Pathways programmes

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Need help? Contact your librarian

Please get in touch if you have any queries about:

  • finding information and resources for assignments
  • finding online resources
  • referencing your sources

Joanna Cooksey

Joanna is working from home at the moment. Please get in touch by email if you have a query or want to make a Google Meet appointment.


Citing your sources (also called referencing) is an essential part of your academic work and is explained fully on our library referencing webpage.

These guides will show you how to reference your sources in the Harvard style:

NB Other referencing guides and apps are widely available but be aware that not all Harvard styles are the same as ours. Make sure you check your references against one of the authoritative sources listed above.

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How to

How to get library help and support

How to use LibrarySearch (quick video introduction)

Guides for Pathways students:
  • A guide to finding books and eBooks in Brookes Library (Word doc and PDF)
  • Database search tips for Pathways students (Word doc and PDF)

How to plan your search  - this
Search Plan for Pathways courses (Google doc) can help you develop a list of keywords to use when searching online. Click on File - Make a copy - to save your own copy and then add your own notes to it.