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The UEA Digital Library: Home

There are a huge number of online resources available to you from the UEA Digital Library

Do a quick search on the Digital Library (excludes print books)

Search the Digital Library
Not able to find the book you need? Make an e-book suggestion  |  Not able to find an article you need? Make an interlending request

Useful UEA tools when studying remotely

Keeping up to date with the Library

Software for your personal computer

Help with researching and writing assignments

Reading list of Academic study, research and writing ebooks

Who to contact?

Your subject Librarians are available to help you remotely. You can email a question or set up a meeting with your Librarian via Skype or Microsoft Teams. Each school also has a Subject Guide with lots of subject specific resources, use the link in the left hand column below to go to your school's page.


Resources providing extra content during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak

Please see the right hand panel of the A-Z of Databases for a full list of the platforms with additional content available during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Print books

The Library is open and print book borrowing is back to normal. Please return all items using the drop boxes outside the library entrance. You can place hold requests as normal. Find out more here

Productivity tools

Apps can help you to manage your time, stay focused and prioritise your workload. There are lots available, here are a few that UEA students have used and found helpful.


To-do list apps

Using to-do lists will help you to keep track of what you need to do, and start to plan when and how you will complete these tasks.

Remember the milk

A free tool which syncs with all of your devices to help you to manage tasks. The app sends reminders and allows you to share your lists with others.


a student planner that syncs across your devices and helps keep you organised, with options to set reminders for tasks and assignments.


Distraction blocking apps

These apps can help to minimise distractions and help you to focus on your work.


This Google Chrome extension can help you to stay focused by restricting the amount of time you can browsing websites. Once you reach your allocated time, sites will be blocked for the rest of the day.


An app/extension for Google Chrome. Plant a seed in the Forest. In the next 30 minutes, this seed will gradually grow into a tree. An incentive to resist browsing other websites; if you do, your tree will wither away!


Priority apps

These tools you decide what order to complete the things on your to-do list.


A free app, with a premium version available to buy, that lets you organise tasks into actionable lists. You can also share your lists with others, and visualise your progress.


Trello is a great app to help you to manage your work and prioritise tasks. Create colour-coded cards of the things you need to do, and drag them around them to create lists and prioritise tasks.