Assignment and Research Guides

INTO Manchester Learning Centre Study Guides

This page contains a round-up of the many useful guides for INTO Manchester students to help with your studies.

These guides include relevant websites to aid your research and knowledge. All links are checked regularly to ensure that our information is accurate, however, if you notice any issues please let us know. We are also happy to add other useful links as recommended by staff and students – just send us an email!

Choose from:

General Guide to the Manchester Learning Centre

Guides to Finding the Best Information for your Studies or Research

Guides to Searching EBSCO Discovery Successfully

Guides to Using and Finding eBooks Successfully

Guides to Using Electronic Resources

European Newsstream Guide

Covers local and regional newspapers throughout Europe. Includes broadsheets such as The Guardian, The Independent, The Times, The Financial Times and trade magazines like The Grocer.

The Reviews Guide

Online access to past copies of Biological Sciences Review, Business Review, Chemistry Review, Economic Review, A-Level Law Review, Physics Review and Politics Review.

Issues Online Guide

Database on social issues. Covers topics such as business ethics, globalisation, the environment and ageing in society.

Tensebuster Guide

English grammar database.


Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week

Each week we’ll post a new, useful tip on how to get the best out of the EBSCO Discovery online academic databases. These are simple search techniques that will make finding the best information for your assignments and research much easier.


Further Help

Learning Centre Staff

The staff in the Learning Centre are all either qualified information workers or experienced advisors and will be able to offer you help and advice on how to get the best out of your research.