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Accessing Resources Remotely: Welcome

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About Accessing Resources Remotely

Whether you visit the library frequently or rarely, all library users will need to access remote resources through UCL Explore and databases.  IOE LibGuides and IOE LibAnswers can help to provide information about all these sources.

If you want to cover the basics, go to the SAFER guides:

Information about distance services can be found in the tabs above:

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The Creative Commons license grants you permission to copy this guide, in part or in its entirety, as a template in your own LibGuides' system as long as you credit UCL Institute of Education Library on your copy.


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Mon to Fri from 10.45 to 19.00 and Sat from 09.30 – 17.00 except during the Summer when it is available Mon to Fri 09:30-18:00.


Review 5 guides at once by taking the SAFER LibQuiz.