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Electronic resources

Our electronic information services include:

  • Online databases
  • Electronic journals
  • Networked and standalone CD-Roms
  • Library catalogues
  • Web gateways
  • Digital images

A more detailed information can be found at the electronic resources web page.

The PCs also provide access to Microsoft Office 2003 (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access), and make networked printing facilities available to library readers. Users are allocated 20 MB of disk space on which to store their work within the Library.


Printers are available in the Commonweath Room and in the West Room. DRA computers will be directed to a printer from which users can collect print-outs themselves. Payment for printing will be required in advance at the Photocopying Office in the Imaging Services department on the ground floor, at the north end of the library. The minimum payment will be £1.00. The price of printing is 10p per sheet for A4. A more detailed information can be accessed from


Headphones are available on request from the West Room enquiry desk for use in conjunction with multimedia resources.