Published research and other information that you will use to inform your studies or research comes in many different formats and can be identified using different resources. The best type of information source to inform your work will depend on the purpose and context.
Sources and resources: what's what in the library?
Knowing what to read when you're writing an essay can be baffling. Watch our quick guide to what's what in the Library. A 'Skills in Seconds' film from UCL Library Services. (There is no voiceover for this film. A transcript of the text that appears in the film is provided).