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Library Subject Guides

Lifelong Learning

English Building History

Welcome to the Centre for Lifelong Learning Subject Guide


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You'll find information and resources on this page to support you with your studies in English Building History.

You will find relevant materials in the University Library, as well as York Minster Library, the Digital Library collections and the Borthwick Institute for Archives.

Yorsearch, the Library search tool

All of the Library's books, journals, DVDs and other materials are listed on YorSearch.

Accessing your reading lists

Books on a shelfEach of your modules will have an online reading list in the VLE where you can access all the recommended reading from your tutors. Click the 'Reading Lists' link in the left-hand menu in the VLE to get started. Happy reading!

Useful databases for English Building History

Google Scholar

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.

Google Scholar Search

Useful journals and websites for English Building History