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About Searching for Resources

This guide offers searching advice in a variety of sources and in a range of library collections.

Other guides part of the  SAFER group are :

Always start your education searches at UCL Explore, but if you need more subjects, be sure to look at the Using Other Libraries LibGuide.


Review 5 guides at once by taking the SAFER LibQuiz.

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