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Support for Learning

Develop your academic skills and creativity at De Chastelain Library. We offer a wide range of resources, classes to help develop your research skills, and online guidance via our LibGuides. 

Services We Provide

The Library provides a range of services to support your learning. For example, we:

Purchase, collect and categorise resources in various formats, for which we provide a suite of search options.

Make material available to borrow - see the guide for more information. 

Provide areas for study. Most study spaces don't need to be booked, but you can book a PC or group study room here.

Help you with your query. Email us at or chat via Ask a Librarian on library webpages.

Provide guidance on how to avoid plagiarism by referencing. In DkIT, the referencing system used is called the Harvard Referencing system - view our guide here.

Offer an introduction to the Mendeley Reference Manager.

Library Support: Contact Us

The Library has dedicated liaison librarians to help you make the most of our services and resources, including subject support.

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