As an Environment student, you are expected to find and use high-quality literature. You'll need to use a range of different sources and demonstrate your ability to find good results. Your resource list and YorSearch (the Library catalogue) are a good place to start but you'll need to look further afield. These pages will show you how to do this. This page contains information on how to search YorSearch and also how to start thinking about searching for literature that isn't on your reading list. Check out the academic sources tutorial for an overview of the kinds of materials you are expected to find. The others pages in this section are:
We can't afford to buy a copy of everything ever. If we don't have what you need, here are some options:
Search for academic materials like journal articles, peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports.
When you use a campus-networked PC, Google Scholar will automatically link to the University of York library catalogue and display articles where we have full-text access. When off campus, you will need to select University of York - Full Text @ York in the Settings option (under Library Links).
Watch our Google Scholar video for more information.