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The Literature Review: Support for Higher Degree Research: Support

Library & Learning resources support for research degree students

Faculty-based research support

Business, Law and Social Sciences (BLSS): links to the Moodle site for the Centre for Applied Psychological Research.

Arts, Design & Media (ADM): the iCity site for Research, a link to the Moodle site for research within the Faculty and a link to the PGR Studio site.

Health, Education and Life Sciences (HELS): the iCity site for Research, Innovation and Enterprise (RIE) with links to the 8 research clusters within the Faculty and the Moodle site for these research clusters.

Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE): the Sharepoint site for CEBE Research and Enterprise along with the Moodle site for the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Practice and the Moodle site for M.Phil. and Ph.D.  students in general. 

Library research support

British Library's EThOS service - for details of theses held and options to download UK theses in pdf. Use EThOS to search for theses by subject, find examples of how to structure and research your thesis and find theses published by this University. Advice on how EThOS has been used by UK researchers is given in a video created by the Universities of Manchester, Plymouth and Glasgow.

Inter-library loans  for details of how to request journal articles and books that the University does not hold.

Visiting other libraries for details of SCONUL Access and visiting the British Library and public and NHS libraries.  


One to one tutorials with members of the Learning, Teaching and Research Services Team. 

The Team offers tutorials for planning a search, search techniques, selection of resources and advice on literature reviews.

Please visit our tutorial booking page to book a session. We offer online and face to face tutorials. 

Workshop Programme

CICT deliver the course: Reference gathering with EndNote Web. Details of the course are on the web page with a link to the Training Schedule.

Alternatively you can register to use EndNote Web with your student or staff email. Video guides to EndNote Web can be found here.

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