Skip to Main Content

Welcome to Lancaster Subject Guides

Explore sources of information for your subject, and learn how to make the most of the Library


Start your search: OneSearch

Use OneSearch to search for books, journals, articles, DVDs etc.

Basic Search | Advanced Search 

The default search in OneSearch is Everything. You can change this to Books and more, Articles and more or Full text online once you have run your search.

Featured Guides

A-Z Database List

Full list of Databases the library subscribes to, including trial access.
Go to A-Z List

Do you have a quick question?

Find answers to your questions on how to use the Library, Onesearch, referencing, research data management, open access and much more.
Library FAQs

Search Library guides

LinkedIn Learning

lady looking at ipad, lists of linkedin coursesStaff and students at Lancaster University can now access more than 18,000 online courses as part of a new LinkedIn Learning subscription. 

The content is freely available to all staff and students at the University’s Bailrigg, Ghana and Leipzig campuses. 

The expert-led courses, which contain bite-sized videos, cover topics including leadership, wellbeing and personal development, as well as business, technical and creative skills. 

You can explore collections of related courses or follow learning pathways that take you from beginner, through intermediate to advanced levels.  

 To find out more either scan the QR barcode or click Information about LinkedIn Learning

Lean Library

lean library graphic saying Study smart, featuring broswer logos such as chrome and opera


Do you Use Paper Panda, Unpaywall, Sci-Hub or Z-Library?

Lean Library is a browser extension that connects you with Lancaster University Library resources both on and off campus.

Enhance Google Scholar, Amazon and the Internet with full-text and open access links

Pop Up Library Guidance

Seamless automatic login to Library subscriptions

Chat to the Library Team in your Browser

Download Lean Library