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Access to e-Resources

Find advice that will help you access electronic resources and guidance on what to do in case items are not available in fulltext while searching.

Tips on how to access library e-resources

  • As a registered student, you should be able to access our vast majority of online journals and databases both on-campus and off-campus.
  • Make sure that you access our e-resources by visiting the Library Catalogue or Library webpages.
  • Usually you will be asked to log in to a specific e-resource by using your Library account credentials (username & password). If you do not know or remember your University username and password or you need help to setup your account refer to the Library Services Desk.
  • If your are experiencing difficulties with your CITY College IT account (allows you to login to computing facilities & internal services)or forgot your password, approach the Computing Support Staff (L. Sofou building, 7th floor) or send an email


Find Resources

OpenABEKT Library Catalogue

  • eBook Collection: explore our comprehensive eBook collection and find what is newly acquired in the library.
  • eTextbooks: access the electronic format of the main textbooks used for taught Modules.
  • eRecommended Readings view the list of supplemental readings pertaining to Modules. Grasp the opportunity to further meet course expectations by going through the suggested recommended material of Syllabi.
  • eDissertations: locate the ecopy of dissertations held by students (title, subject, student name)

Comprehensive electronic collections: including fulltext articles, ebooks, etc


EBSCO resources


University of York Library Resources

YorSearch Catalogue: locate library material such as articles and book chapters.

Subject guide: look into subject-specific resources depending on your field of studies.


University of Sheffield Library Resources

STARPlus Catalogue: online search tool that allows you to find and access articles.

Subject resources & support: find the link to your subject pages to access resources and support for your subject area.


Scholarly resources

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a way to broadly search for scholarly literature across disciplines and sources. The archive includes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, scholarly societies, pre-print repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.


Semantic Scholar

Helping Scholars Discover New Insights. Semantic Scholar provides free, AI driven search and discovery tools, and open resources for the global research community. We index over 200 million academic papers sourced from publisher partnerships, data providers, and web crawls.



ScienceOpen is a discovery platform with interactive features for scholars to enhance their research in the open, make an impact, and receive credit for it. We provide context building services for publishers, to bring researchers closer to the content than ever before. Our advanced search and discovery functions, combined with post-publication peer review, recommendation, social sharing, and collection-building features make ScienceOpen the only research platform you’ll ever need.


Open Access directories

The websites below are searchable directories of open access publications (journals and books), maintained and curated by not-for-profit scholarly foundations.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

  • DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

  • Includes over 20 000 peer-reviewed academic e-books which are free to read, primarily in the humanities and social science disciplines. Full text is available to download for reading offline.


The fulltext is not available. What can I do?

If the fulltext of e-copy is not available, use one the following services

Interlibrary Request Service: when an item you are looking for is not available in fulltext, the library can locate it and send it to you by email.

Document Delivery Service: ensures email delivery (articles, book chapters, conference papers) through our photocopying and scanning service or postal items (books or dissertations) by sending an email at the library with full bibliographic details of an item.


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