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Police Degree Programmes: Welcome

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Extra free e-books and e-journals now available

Your MDX library is pleased to announce two new collections of extra books and journals available for you during the pandemic.  You can access these resources via Module Reading Lists or My Subject within the Library Guides.

  • eTextbooks and eResources (temporary Covid19 Access):  More textbooks from Kortext and Vital Source plus a number of art, design, fashion and architecture resources from Bloomsbury, Berg and Fairchild.  Kortext have provided as many of our essential and recommended texts as they have access to.   Please note this access is only for a limited time.
  • Open Access eResources (Permanent Free Access): These open access resources are available for free long term.  These include journals, government publications and images.  Subject covered include art, drama, music, law, nursing and theology. 

Free Policing ebooks

Critical Publishing are offering a FREE ebook of your choice to use on your personal device (pdf or epub). Go to the website,  select the title and use the voucher code STUDENTEBOOK20 at the appropriate time.

There are 5 Policing titles which you can see here:

Reading lists for policing

All readings for your modules are available via the lists below.   Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students is provided to you directly as a print copy for you to keep.

If anything is missing or a link does not work please email your Librarian.

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Welcome to this library guide for

Police Apprenticeship and Police Degree Holder Entry programmes.

Referencing Your Work


It is essential you correctly reference your work to give it authority and avoid accusations with Plagiarism.  

Cite Them Right is the official university standard for referencing

See the Reference and Plagiarism pages for more details.

Off campus access

Your programme means you will be off campus most of the time.

To ensure you can access our e-resources easily always follow this path:

myUniHub > My Study > My Library

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Help with Academic Writing

For help with academic writing skills, email

You can find out more about the wider help offered here:

Further Resources