Search25 – Tell students about this in
conjunction with SCONUL
Search25 allows students and staff to search the collections of over 40 university and other
specialist Libraries which belong to the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries. Limited to
London and the South East .
They can search for books and serials. Access is only to print materials.
Results can be sorted by publication
year and so on.
Details of the book is displayed . By clicking on the
Library Information link, you will have more
information about the library address as well as map
of how to get there.
The find elsewhere link give alternative places to search for a resource e.g WorldCat, maybe
useful for international students wanting to know libraries to visit in their country.
Information about the Library and location
map. Not always easy to locate precisely
Encourage students to search via user options. It
allows them to be precise limiting their search to e.g.
libraries where they have access rights or their subject
area or to specific libraries with a specialism
Giving their institution membership as well
as level and mode of study allows them to
see what access rights they have
User options – you can limit searches
to individual libraries
Searching for a journal in the Union List
Source Library for the journals
In this case only two libraries have the journal I’m looking for – Institute of Education and
Goldsmiths. With this information, a student can quickly make up their mind as to which of the
two Libraries they want to go to. The result can also be narrowed down to subject area within
• Particularly useful for
3rd year students
• Promote to everyone
enquiring about visiting
• Simone Okolo
• July 2013