Resources for students

If you are studying a course in: librarianship, information science, records management, archives or cultural heritage, we have books that have been specifically developed with you in mind. You will find a list of specific textbooks below but make sure to browse our entire list for leading edge research-based content and titles with a practical focus and a rigorous underpinning. Please talk to us if we can help make your study easier or if you need a book on a topic that you can't find on our list.


For a list of all our textbooks, see Textbooks.

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Student members will receive an electronic only membership offer including a monthly magazine, weekly news emails, chances for networking, support upcoming events, access to journals to help with research, free membership of their local branch, free membership of two Special Interest Groups and a 20% discount off all Facet Publishing books.

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