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Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and guidance - Library

We continuing work to safely reopen the libraries and resume the delivery of our in-person services. 

Please refer to this link to Using Your University Library and for other current support  - There is information on study spaces, accessing resources and other library services; support for  Learning, Research and Teaching; as well as FAQs. 

There is KnowHow study skills support at

Please contact me via email if you have any queries and I'll do my best to help -

Stay safe everyone.

Best wishes,

Liaison Librarian

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Clair Sharpe
I'm currently working from home, so please contact me by email with your query or to arrange an online appointment.

Access SciFinder-n

Try SciFinder-n – the new platform for SciFinder users. CAS has launched the new SciFInder-n concurrently with its classic SciFinder tool,  giving users a new experience of searching capabilities and breadth of information across the subjects of  chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacy.

Information on accessing the new platform SciFinder-n is available here. If you already have a SciFinder username and password you can also use it to access SciFinder-n.

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Databases for Chemistry

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If we don't have a book, we will order it for our library or borrow it for you from another library.
For a journal article or conference paper, we will source a PDF or photocopy: for free!

More events for researchers

As well as library workshops, there are events for researchers held across campus.  Click on the links below to see upcoming events:

PGR Development

PGR Development provides a flexible programme that supports all postgraduate research students with their on-going professional and personal development. The programme has been designed to provide a range of opportunities that effectively help prepare PGRs in becoming successful researchers and plan for their future careers.

VITAE Events for Researchers

engage@liverpool is a cross-faculty research and methods initiative at the University of Liverpool. Interdisciplinary in character, it supports research across the social sciences, the arts and humanities and the natural, life and formal sciences by stimulating, encouraging, and promoting excellence and innovation in the area of research methods and methodology in particular.

To this end, engage@liverpool organises and supports a range of research methods related activities including:

  • Regular talks, presentations, and seminars
  • Master classes, Workshops, and Clinics
  • Symposia and Conferences