A short summary of the content of publications such as books, journal articles and theses.
Academic Support Librarian
Also known as a subject librarian. A librarian with responsibility for a specific subject area. As well as looking after the library stock and ordering books they are available to answer subject-related queries and teach library skills you need. Find your subject librarian.
A single document that, combined with further articles, forms part of a journal or newspaper.
An authentication scheme that provides access to many electronic resources using just one password. You do not need a separate password for this; logging in to the University of Greenwich Portal or the University of Kent or Canterbury Christ Church University electronic resource pages will automatically give you Athens access.
Items other than books that can be found in the library, eg CDs and DVDs.
A process used to verify who is gaining access to a service. An example of this is e-resources; each university subscribes only to the e-resources it needs so an authentication process is required to ensure that you only have access to resources to which your institution subscribes.