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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 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 Liaison 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.
Royal Literary Fund Fellows
The Royal Literary Fund Fellows are professional writers available to help you plan, organise and produce your writing work. Their services are provided by the Royal Literary Fund, a charity that aims to help students improve their writing skills, and are confidential, free, and independent of the University.
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