Providing access to quality Government resources and subject support.

Databases View more

Here are the key databases/online resources to start finding information in your subject area. Click on 'View more' to go to the full listing for the Library, and use the filters to find more for this subject and others.

Books E-books Catalogue

You can access books and e-books via the Catalogue (also known as Library Catalogue Plus) to search for and check their availability. The Catalogue also provides links to e-books and displays the shelf marks of physical books in the Library. We have detailed the shelf marks of the most popular topics below (the level is for the Library in Loughborough).

Subject / title Pilkington level Shelfmark
European Parliament 2 328.4
European Union 2 327.4
Local government 2 352.042
Parliament 2 328.42
Political parties 2 324
Politics and government 2 320

Videos View more

Use the videos to learn more about some resources or finding information.

Frequently asked questions View more

Here are some of the most popular questions asked by students in this subject. If you have a different question, check 'View more' or ask your Academic Librarian.

How can I read about issues affecting the British Government on a daily basis?

For the text of current newspapers please use the Nexis UK database. You can search current up-to-date stories or do more historical searches. Newspapers from around the world are uploaded by 12 noon each day.

I need to find out about the European Parliament and search for official European documents? How can I do this?

The official website of the European Union is Europa.

How do I access resources off-campus?

You need to search via the VPN and multi-factor authentication (MFA) when you are off campus, this link will show you how to download this onto your device.