University of Hull Digital Resources

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University of Hull Digital Resources

University of Hull Digital Resources

Digital resources

Last updated on 9/1/2016 Print this page

The University of Hull provides access to a wide range of digital resources helping you to trace books and articles, track down internet resources and view the full text of journal articles from your own device. Most of the resources can be found in, and accessed from the Library Catalogue. The Library Catalogue also includes many valuable resources which remain in printed form only.

You can access the digital resources wherever and whenever you choose and you will normally need your University used ID and password to access them (Further information on Passwords).

  • Electronic Journals A-Z list  Search for individual journal titles or select a collection from the A-Z list
  • Databases, reference works and other resources  Access is provided to over 350 databases and reference works and includes indexes to journal articles, theses, government publications, library catalogues, Internet resources and reference works, e.g. dictionaries, encyclopaedias, directories, timetables etc.
  • eBooksThe library subscribes to various collections of e-books which can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection. Collections include titles from leading academic publishers and allow easy searching options. Search for e-books via the Library Catalogue by running your search and then using the filter to select eBooks only.
  • LibGuidesEach subject guide provides access to the best Library resources available to students at the University of Hull.
  • SummonSummon enables you to search across the majority of the Library’s digital resources, covering journal articles, electronic books, web resources, newspaper articles, and more, plus link through to the full-text of these where available.

Digital texts

The Library can digitise book chapters and journal articles to support departmental teaching. The digital versions are available to students and staff at the University of Hull in PDF format.  Links to the files can be placed in the reading lists and on the VLE.