Library Guides

The Library Guides below have been written to help students, staff and visitors make the best use of the wealth of services, facilities and information resources we offer. To help you use them more effectively we produce a large number of Library Guides. 

The key for the Library Guides below is: 

  • QG = Quick Guide 

  • UG = Detailed User Guide 

If you have a question concerning library guides or if you would prefer to view a document in Word format, please email librarypublications@abdn.ac.uk with details.  

By Subject
Arts & Humanities Business Education Special Collections Law Medicine & Medical Sciences Physical Sciences Social Science

 

 

Arts & Humanities (The Sir Duncan Rice Library)

Art and Architecture Complete QG ARTS003
ATLA (American Theological Library Association) - quick guide QG DIV002
Celtic and Anglo-Saxon - quick guide to Celtic and Anglo-Saxon resources QG CELT001
Divinity - quick guide to divinity & religious studies resources QG DIV001
Ebook Central - a quick guide QG DBS004
Film and Visual Culture - quick guide to film and visual culture resources QG FILM001
History - quick guide to history resources QG HIS001
History of Art - quick guide to history of art resources QG ARTS001
Literature - quick guide to English literature resources QG LIT001
Literature Online (LION) - quick guide QG LIT002
Modern Language - quick guide to modern languages resources QG MOD001
Philosophy - quick guide to philosophy resources QG PHIL001
Welcome to the Library Service QG GEN001
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Business (The Sir Duncan Rice Library)

ABI/INFORM Complete - quick guide QG BUS001
Business - quick guide to accountancy and management resources QG BUS002
Ebook Central - a quick guide QG DBS004
Economics, Finance and Property - quick guide to resources QG EC001
Referencing for business students - quick guide QG BUS003
Welcome to the Library Service QG GEN001
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Education (The Sir Duncan Rice Library)

Counselling - how to find counselling resources QG EDU011
Ebook Central -a quick guide QG DBS004
Education - how to find education resources QG EDU001
Education resources - how to find scholarly information QG EDU004
Library and information resources for distance learners on education courses QG EDU003
Music - how to find music resources QG EDU006
Referencing for education students - a guide to UG EDU010
Referencing for music students - a guide to UG EDU012
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM)
- Abstracts of Music Literature – quick guide
QG EDU007
Teaching Resource Collection - how to find education resources UG EDU005
Welcome to the Library Service QG GEN001
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Special Collections

www.abdn.ac.uk/special-collections/search-catalogues/factsheets-61.php
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Law & Official Publications (Taylor Library)

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations and the AU Library catalogue QG LAW005
Common Legal Abbreviations UG LAW006
Ebook Central - a quick guide QG DBS004
EUR-Lex QG LAW027
European Documentation Centre QG LAW002
Heavy Demand Section in Taylor Library QG LAW004
HeinOnline - quick guide QG LAW010
Law for non-law students using the Taylor Library & EDC QG LAW009
Lexis®Library - key features QG LAW016
Lexis®Library - searching for case law QG LAW017
Lexis®Library - searching for international legal journal articles QG LAW018
Lexis®Library - searching for newspaper articles QG LAW020
Lexis®Library - searching for UK journal articles QG LAW019
Official Publications Collection QG LAW003
Oil and Gas Energy Law (OGEL) - quick guide QG LAW026
OSCOLA (Oxford Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities) - A Quick Guide QG LAW024
Tracing Legislation - quick guide to Current Law Statutes QG LAW008
Welcome to the Taylor Library and EDC QG LAW001
Westlaw UK - case law QG LAW021
Westlaw UK - legislation QG LAW022
Westlaw UK - quick guide QG LAW014
Westlaw UK - UK and international journals QG LAW023
Westlaw UK - how to use the Linkbuilder tool QG LAW025
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Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (Medical Library)

Accessing NHS Knowledge Network Content on an AU computer QG MED010
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) - quick guide QG MED011
Cochrane Library UG MED007
Ebook Central - a quick guide QG DBS004
Library provision in medicine QG MED001
Medical Library - databases and journals QG MED003
Medical Library guide to finding information QG MED012
Medical Library - jargon buster UG MED002
Medical resources in Special Collections QG HCOL007
Medline and other Ovid databases QG MED008
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Physical Sciences (The Sir Duncan Rice Library)

Ebook Central - a quick guide QG DBS004
OnePetro - quick guide QG ENG001
Welcome to the Library Service QG GEN001
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Social Science (The Sir Duncan Rice Library)

Anthropology - how to find anthropological resources QG SOC001
AnthropologyPlus - quick guide QG SOC010
Ebook Central - a quick guide QG DBS004
IBSS (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences) - quick guide QG SOC007
Politics and International Relations - how to find politics and IR resources QG SOC005
Social Theory - quick guide QG SOC012
Sociology - how to find sociology resources QG SOC006
Sociological Abstracts - quick guide QG SOC009
Welcome to the Library Service QG GEN001

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A to Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

 

A

Order Code
ABI/Inform Complete QG BUS001
Abbreviations  
      Common Legal Abbreviations UG LAW006
      Medical Library - Jagon Buster UG MED002
Access  
      Accessing Electronic Information QG DBS005
      Accessing NHS KNowledge Networks Content on an AU Computer QG MED010
Accessible Library Facilities and Services QG GEN002
ATLA (American Theological Association)  QG DIV002
Anthropology - how to find anthropological resources QG SOC001
AnthropologyPlus QG SOC010
Art and Architecture Complete QG ARTS003
Article Processing Charges Deals QG OA002
Avoiding Plagiarism QG GEN027
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B

Books - how do I find a book using Primo? QG DBS001
Business - quick guide to accountancy and management resources QG BUS002
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C

Campus Maps  
Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations and the AU Library catalogue QG LAW005
Catalogue  
     Primo - Quick Guide QG PRI001
     Catalogue - how do I use the Library Catalogue? QG CAT003
     Prefixes to Shelfmarks: a General Guide GI12
Celtic and Anglo-Saxon - Quick Guide to Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Resources QG CELT001
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health)  QG MED011
Citing References  
      Floor 3 Classmarks QG GEN028
      Floor 4 Classmarks QG GEN029
      Floor 5 Classmarks QG GEN030
      Floor 6 Classmarks QG GEN031
      Floor 7 Classmarks QG GEN032
Cochrane Library UG MED007
Common Legal Abbreviations UG LAW006
Copyright  
      Copyright and Course Materials on MyAberdeen - Your Responsibilities QG GEN024
      Introduction to Copyright - Quick Guide QG GEN008
Counselling - How to Find Counselling Resources QG EDU011
Current Law Statutes, see Tracing Legislation - Quick Guide to Current Law Statutes GQ LAW008
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D

 
Digitool - Digital Asset Management System QG DBS006

Disabled Students:

Accessible Library facilities and Services

Emergency Evacuation Procedures for Disabled People (The Sir Duncan Rice Library)

 

QG GEN002

QG GEN014

Distance Learners:

Library and Information Resources for Distance Learners on Education Courses

 

QG EDU003

Divinity - A Quick Guide to Divinity and Religious Studies Resources QG DIV001
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E

 
Ebook Central QG DBS004
Ebook Central - How to Download Ebooks QG DBS009
Ebook Central on your Mobile Device QG DBS008
Economics, Finance and Property - Quick Guide to Resources QG EC001
Education - How to Find Education Resources QG EDU001
Education Resources - How to Find Scholarly Information QG EDU004
Emergency Evacuation Procedures for Disabled People (The Sir Duncan Rice Library) QG GEN014
EUR-Lex QG LAW027
European Documentation Centre QG LAW002
Exam Papers - How do I Find Past Exam Papers? QG DBS007
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F

 
Film and Visual Culture - Quick Guide to Film and Visual Culture Resources QG FILM001
Floor Plans  
      Taylor Library - Levels 1 + 2 GI18
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act QG GEN011
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G

 
Getting Started with Write-N-Cite v.4 for Windows QG RFW005
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H

 
Heavy Demand Section in Taylor Library QG LAW004
HeinOnline - Quick Guide QG LAW010
History - Quick Guide to History Resources QG HIS001
History of Art - Quick Guide to History of Art Resources QG ARTS001
How do I Find a Book Using Primo? QG DBS001
How do I Find a Journal Using Primo? QG DBS002
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I

 
IBSS (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences) - Quick Guide QG SOC007
Inter-library Loan and Document Delivery Services QG GEN004

International Relations:

Politics and International Relations - How to Find Politics and IR resources

 

QG SOC005

Introduction to Copyright - Quick Guide QG GEN008
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J

 
Journals - How do I Find a Journal Using Primo? QG DBS002
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K

 
Keeping your Thesis Legal UG GEN033
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L

 
Law for Non-Law Students using the Taylor Library and EDC QG LAW009
LexisLibrary - Key Features QG LAW016
LexisLibrary - Searching for Case Law QG LAW017
LexisLibrary - Searching for International Legal Journal Articles QG LAW018
LexisLibrary - Searching for UK Journal Articles QG LAW019
LexisLibrary - Searching for Newspapers Articles QG LAW020
Library  
      Accessible Library Facilities and Services QG GEN002
     Library on Your Smart Phone QG MOB001
     The Sir Duncan Rice Library - Quick Guide QG GEN016
Literature - Quick Guide to English Literature Resources QG LIT001
LION (Literature Online) - Quick Guide QG LIT002
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M

 
Medical Library - Databases and Journals QG MED003
Medical Library Guide to Finding Information QG MED012
Medical Library - Jargon Buster UG MED002
Medline and other Ovid databases QG MED008
Modern Languages - Quick Guide to Modern Languages Resources QG MOD001
Music - How to Find Music Resources QG EDU006
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O

 
Official Publications Collections QG LAW003
Oil and Gas Energy Law (OGEL) QG LAW026
OnePetro - Quick Guide QG ENG001
OSCOLA (Oxford Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities) - Quick Guide QG LAW024
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P

 
Paying Article Processing Charges QG OA001
Philosophy - Quick Guide to Philosophy Resources QG PHIL001
Plagiarism - Avoiding QG GEN027
Politics and International Relations - How to Find Politics and IR Resources QG SOC005
Prefixes to Shelfmarks - a general guide GI12
Primo - Quick Guide QG PRI001
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Referencing  
      Referencing and Citing - An Introduction QG CIT001
      Referencing and Citing - Harvard QG CIT002
      Referencing and Citing - Vancouver/Uniform QG CIT003
      Referencing for Business Students - Quick Guide QG BUS003
      Referencing for Education Students - A Guide to UG EDU010
      Referencing for Law Students: see OSCOLA - Quick Guide QG LAW024
      Referencing for Music Students - A Guide to  UG EDU012
RefWorks  
      RefWorks - Attaching Files to a Reference QG RFW003
      RefWorks - Quick Guide QG RFW002
      RefWorks - Organise your References with Folders QG RFW004
      Getting Started with RefWorks Write-N-Cite v.4 for Windows QG RFW005
      Write-N-Cite v.4 - Advanced Features QG RFW006
      Instructions for Importing Records from Information Databases into RefWorks Online only
      Using the Output Style Editor Online only
Remote Access to your H: Drive Off Campus  
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S

 
Search Planning Chart No Code
Social Theory - Quick Guide QG SOC012
Sociological Abstracts - Quick Guide QG SOC009
Sociology - How to Find Sociology Resources QG SOC006
Special Collections Centre - see their website for full listing of their Guides  
Spending your Library Collections Development Budget Allocation - How the Library's Acquistions Section Works UG GEN010
Submission of Research Theses QG GEN009
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T

 
Teaching Resource Collection - How to Find Educational Resources UG EDU005
The Sir Duncan Rice Library - Quick Guide QG GEN016
Theses - Submission of Theses QG GEN009
Tracing Legislation - Quick Guide to Current Law Statutes QG LAW008
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Welcome to the Library Service QG GEN001
Welcome to the Taylor Library and EDC QG LAW001
Westlaw UK - Case Law QG LAW021
Westlaw UK - Legislation QG LAW022
Westlaw UK - Quick Guide QG LAW014
Westlaw UK - UK and International Journals QG LAW023
Westlaw UK - How to use the Linkbuilder tool QG LAW025
Where is it Shelved? - a General Guide GI13
Write-N-Cite v.4 Advanced Features QG RFW006
Write-N-Cite for Windows - Getting Started with QG RFW005

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