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Welcome to the Library and Academic Development Guide for Doctoral Researchers
Welcome to the guide for Doctoral Researchers, developed by the Academic Liaison & Learning Development team.
Please take a look at our 15 minute induction video for new PhD students to find out more about how the Library and Archive Service can support your research journey.
How we can help
Academic Engagment Learning Development
Workshops and individual appointments available to help you develop your academic writing and study skills to succeed in your studies and in your career.
Academic Engagement Librarian
Your subject librarian can help you get the resources you need for your research, and offer guidance and training on databases, managing your references, copyright and more.
Researcher Development Framework
The Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) sets out the knowledge, behaviour and attributes of successful researchers. You can use it to plan your professional development throughout your research journey. Click on the image below to find out more.
Library training sessions
Find and book this semester's sessions on the VRE
Literature Searching (26 Oct 2021, from 13:00 to 14:15)
Introduction to Zotero reference management software (03 Nov 2020, from 10:30 to 11:30)
Introduction to RefWorks reference management software (05 Nov 2021, from 11:00 to 12:00)
Know your Mendeley from your Zotero (or Refworks): Q&A Session (17 Nov 2020, from 14:00 to 15:00)
Finding your academic voice (Tuesday 9th November 1-2pm