Guides to help you use the library and find information.
This video on getting hold of print and e-books should help. We now have over 150, 000 Ebooks which you can find by searching on HOLLY and limiting your search to Availability: Available online and Resource type: book. If you want to borrow a print book you will need to use the Click and Collect system
If you are missing browsing the Library bookshelves shows you ways to browse for print books on HOLLY
More information on using the features of e-books as well as how to search for them
Demonstration of a quick search on HOLLY for recent academic articles on a topic.
You now need to use your email address to log into HOLLY resources, not just your ID number. If you follow the link from HOLLY to a publisher like ScienceDirect and you are not able to get the full text, click on login on the publisher's page and then click on institutional login. You normally have to search for Harper Adams and then your login in details will be transferred automatically to the publisher's page allowing you access.
This video shows you how to link Google Scholar to Harper Adams journals to improve full text access.
This video demonstrates searching for an article in the Grocer as an example, but the same technique applies to any journal you can find on HOLLY
As well as HOLLY you have access to lots of specialist databases on useful topics such as market research, law, agriculture, ecology and many others. This video shows you where the list is and how to log into Mintel, a market research database. You use the same method for many of the other databases.
Statista provides statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources and has global coverage. This video demonstrates how to search Statista.
A key text for Land Management students, Scammell and Densham is on the Lexis Nexis database. This video shows you how to find it and log in.
Looking for government reports or statistics? This video shows you how to use Google Advanced Search to find them.
Please check that an article isn't available on the internet before placing a request. We may be able to obtain some items from other libraries. This video shows you how to place a request.