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Surveying: Getting Started

Welcome to the Surveying Subject Guide

Resources for researching your assignments, referencing, training and advice

  • BSc (Hons) Building Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) Chartered Surveying Degree Apprenticeship | Building Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) Chartered Surveying Degree Apprenticeship | Quantity Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying)
  • BSc (Hons) Property Management (Building Surveying)
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
  • PgDip/MSc Quantity Surveying
  • PgDip/MSc/Top-up to MSc Building Surveying

Use the blue tabs and menus above to find databases, web resources, referencing pages, and how to get further help and support.


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Journal Articles

  • Discovery Service
  • Subject databases
  • Individual journals

Books and e-books

  • Library catalogue
  • E-book platforms
  • Study skills

Specialist Databases

  • Survey Databases
  • Legal Databases
  • Maps


  • Professional bodies
  • Organisations


  • Harvard Referencing guides and tutorials
  • Online help and tutorials
  • Refworks for generating references automatically

Training and Support

  • Help with literature searching, research, and referencing
  • 1:1 support
  • Workshops and Assignment surgeries

One-to-One Librarian Support

Information Skills Librarians provide assistance online or in-person for the following skills and more. 

· Literature Searching

· Database Searching

· Referencing

You can also contact Librarians via email :

Reading Lists Online

To find your reading lists for your modules go to one of your module pages on VLE (Moodle) and look for the following box on the right-hand side. 


reading list box in moodle


Alternatively, you can go straight to the Reading Lists Online 

From here you can search for a module name, a module code, a keyword, or an academic.

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