Studying Effectively
  • Print
   
   

Finding reports

Locating reports on the Internet

If you are looking for a report published by a specific government agency, charitable foundation or research institution, you can often access their reports online directly from their home website. 

Example:

Take a look at the Department of Health section of the government website 

  • Click the publications link
  • Search by topic
  • Filter your results by publication type.

NUsearch [UK, China, Malaysia] provides links to key organisations that produce reports:

  • Go to Databases from the home page
  • Select General from the Category drop-down
  • Select Reports from the Sub-category

Locating Reports in the Library

A selection of reports are located in all libraries and details can be found by searching NUsearch [UK; China; Malaysia]. 

Reports may be:

  • Interspersed with the normal bookstock and can be found by the classmark shown within NUsearch.
  • Shelved in a separate sequence within the library.   

In the UK, the Hallward Library houses a documents division, which includes official publications published within the UK and around the world.

Studying near the Business School South library
Finding reports 
 

Quicklinks

Library access online

Further reading

Guides

  • Using Library Lending Services
    China
  • Infocasts
    China
  • Online research & information skills on Moodle: Malaysia

Library essentials

Reading and interpreting data ans sources

People who can help

Talk to someone in your school or a specialist support service

 

Studying Effectively

Kings Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5151
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3666
email: enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk