Learn the differences between academic search tools and freely available search engines, as well as the benefits of alternative sources of information.

As a student at Imperial, you have access to a world class research collection.  

Your tutors, lecturers and professors want you to look for information beyond reading lists and lecture materials. As an Imperial student you are expected to do wider research. These pages will give you advice on how to search and find good quality information.

Leganto reading lists for your course modules are a good way to become familiar with the literature for your discipline. 


Finding information

Support for literature searching

The Library offers an Introduction to academic databases and search tools workshop to help you manage your professional profile effectively online.

The Medicine Liaison team offers support for literature searching and systematic reviews including an e-learning module.