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Conducting your literature search

We've now made our slides available online for those who aren't able to attend our planning your literature search training sessions:

Conducting your literature search from Library Research Services
If you need more help with conducting your literature search then just email liblass (Law, Arts & Social Sciences) or libstem (Science, Technology & Medicine).

Planning your literature search

We've now made our slides available online for those who aren't able to attend our planning your literature search training sessions:


Planning your literature search from Library Research Services

You can also download our Literature Search Planning Template.

If you need more help with planning your literature search then just email liblass (Law, Arts & Social Sciences) or libstem (Science, Technology & Medicine).


CALL FOR PAPERS: Thesis Forum

The thesis forum is a friendly and welcoming meeting in the Library (and online) for research postgraduates to share tips on the practice of researching and writing a PhD thesis. Whether you're in Arts or Sciences, a UK or International student, waiting for your probation review or close to submission, you all have one aim in common: to survive the process of getting your PhD and emerge from it successful and unscathed!

If you are off-campus you can still join in- we broadcast our thesis forum as a webinar, and you simply need to login on the day. You will be able to hear the speakers and contribute to the discussion. We also record our meetings so you can watch at a time that suits you.
You can find our previous sessions here.               
**CALL FOR PAPERS** During the 2013/14 academic year we'll be running sessions in November, January, March and June.
We like to hear short presentations of up to 15 minutes on your experiences of research so far. Here are some suggesti…

Induction round-up

To help you remember what was covered during the Graduate School library induction sessions, and for those of you who couldn't attend, please find below links to our induction materials:

Introduction to the Library
Find out all about the library resources and services on our Getting Started page.

Introduction to Reference Management Software
Our Bibliographic Software pages give you an overview of the software we provide. Before deciding what to use take a look at our 'Which bibliographic software is right for you?' guide.

Introduction to Literature Searching
Take a look at the Introduction to Literature Searching Slides and our finding information workshops and materials.

Introduction to Research Data Management
Watch our 'Don't lose your research data!' video and then browse the research data management pages.

Introduction to Web Tools
Work through the Introduction to Web Tools for Researchers prezi.

The slides from the main Graduate School Induction are also now …