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Library Guides

DRDP: Welcome

A guide for Doctoral Researchers at University of Westminster

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

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.

Image of VITAE researcher development framework

Library training sessions

Introduction to Mendeley reference management software

10 Feb 2021, from 14:00 to 15:00

Introduction to Zotero reference management software

11 Feb 2021, from 15:00 to 16:00

Introduction to RefWorks reference management software 

12 Feb 2021, from 11:00 to 12:00

Ethical and Effective Use of Your Sources in Your Writing

18 Feb 2021, from 13:00 to 14:30

Know your Mendeley from your Zotero (or Refworks): Q&A Session

25 Feb 2021, from 15:30 to 16:30

Finding Your Academic Voice

26 Feb 2021, from 15:00 to 16:00

Write your own data management plan

15 Mar 2021, from 11:00 to 12:00

Intro to NVivo 

recording of workshop held 13th Oct 2020