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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

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