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Graduate Guide to Research

Finding Resources

The library offers a whole suite of short videos on how to use the library catalogue to find books. Check the videos for finding books here.

Also check the guide entitled "How Do I Find Books?".



Our short video collection includes videos on how to choose databases and search and find articles.

Also check the guide entitled "How Do I Find Articles?".


Grey Literature is

“…information produced on all levels of government, academia, business and industry in electronic and print formats not controlled by commercial publishing i.e. where publishing is not the primary activity of the producing body.”

Schnopfel J. Towards a Prague definition of grey literature. Presented at: Twelfth International Conference on Grey Literature: Transparency in Grey Literature. Grey Tech Approaches to High Tech Issues. Prague, 6-7 Dec 2010, Czech Republic. pp.11-26. Available from:

It can be used to supplement books and journals when conducting research as it provides a different perspective and is commonly more current than different materials.

Examples of Grey Literature include:

  • conference papers and proceedings
  • government documents
  • reports
  • policy documents

For more information, see the guide entitled "How Do I Find Grey Literature?".

Visit the Lloyd Reeds Map Collection on the first floor of Mills Library, or contact the Maps, Data, GIS team to learn how to access and use our renowned map collection.


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Here is a brief guide on "Finding and Using Data and Statistics".