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About Searching for Resources

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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.

Creative Commons License

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. If you do copy any part of this guide, please credit UCL Institute of Education Library as per the license.


Review 5 guides at once by taking the SAFER LibQuiz.


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