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Subject Guide: Rural Skills, Access Courses and Continuing Education: Home

Welcome

Welcome to the 'Rural Skills, Access Courses & Continuing Education' Subject Guide.

Books

Search the library catalogue for books using title, author or keyword searching.  The catalogue gives the location and shelfmark for printed books.   

Ebooks are also accessible via the library catalogue.

Shelfmarks relevant to this subject are:

 CV Writing  650.14
 Essay Writing  808.4
 Fencing  631.27
 Forestry  634.9
 Garden Design  712.6
 Health & Safety  344.047
 Horticulture  635
 Lawn Care  635.964
 Numeracy  513
 Report Writing  808.066

 

Library OPAC

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Journals

Print journals are arranged alphabetically by title on the library shelves, older volumes may be held in the stack.  All journal titles are listed on the library catalogue.

Electronic journals are also listed on the library catalogue – click the link on the catalogue record to access the resource.

If you do not have a specific journal title or wish to search for journal articles on a topic, use a database. Find these on the Moodle library page.

Search for eResources

Library's eResource search engine.

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Databases

There are a number of databases that you can use, to search for resources in your subject area:

Databases - Help?

 Consult the help pages on the SRUC website if you need further help and advice about accessing SRUC databases.

Links to 'help pages' for individual databases, can be found here:

Internet Resources

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Shelfmark

Each book has a shelfmark, which is a combination of numbers and letters. 

Break this down in to sections, to make it easier to find the book you are looking for:

 

 Contact your local SRUC library for more information.

Be smart - remember your card

You will need your matriculation card to borrow books from the Library.

Online Tutorials

There are a number of online tutorials available for you to work through at your own pace.

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