How to use SET's online research library

Find out more about how to use SET's online research library and access further help and support so you can get the most from the resources available. 

Searching for content

The research journal collection provides a range of basic and advanced search options, including a business and education thesaurus and image collection. You can also access author profiles, dictionaries and browse by indexes. 

The leadership career skills collection gives you the opportunity to browse by theme, for example 'Professional values and personal committment' and 'Management'. You can also access TED talks, news from the centre for create leadership and view the latest videos.

Publication and document types 

The research journal collection is available in several languages and made up of the following publication types:

  • academic journals
  • conference papers
  • periodicals
  • reference books
  • trade publications.

Document types include: abstracts, articles, bibliographies, book reviews, case studies, correction notices, directories, editorials, entertainment reviews, film reviews, interviews, letters, music reviews, obituaries, poems, poetry reviews, proceedings, product reviews, recipes, reports, short stories, speeches, television reviews.

Personalise your account 

To get the most out of the research available you can:

  • set up a personalised account to save preferences
  • organise research into folders
  • share folders with others
  • save and retrieve your search history
  • create email alerts and/or RSS feeds.

If you are not currently a member of SET, join now to access the full range of member benefits. Joining is easy and only takes a few minutes.


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