Finding Library Resources
A Discovery search will retrieve items from the Library Catalogue and provide access to the full-text of some (but not all) of our electronic resources, databases and journals. An excellent starting point if you are not sure which resource to choose.
For a comprehensive overview of the best resources for your subject area, use our Subject Guides.
LIS subscribes to the following resources which are available for UCLan staff and students from the University network and over the internet with a password. These resources are licensed for educational use only.
The Library provides access to several collections of full-text ebooks covering a wide range of subject areas. With searchable content, built-in dictionaries and no fines, eBooks are a great way to do your research.
- E-Databases A-Z
More than 160 databases to choose from. Most provide full-text articles and information, others index the contents of journals and provide essential information to help you source full-text for your area of study.
Databases providing high-resolution images, copyright-cleared for educational use, and open access internet resources.
- E-Journals A-Z
Search by journal title or subject to gain access the full-text of the journal we subscribe to.
Search for current and archived newspaper reports from as early as the 1750's.
For UCLan Staff and Students, most e-resources require that you use your UCLan network username and password to gain entry.
- Research Repository
CLOK - Central Lancashire Online Knowledge
This repository is an online store for the digital intellectual assets of the University of Central Lancashire. It is being developed to host the full-text and bibliographic records of research papers and theses of UCLan's staff and students.