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Preparing for Autumn 2020

Support for your research

A guide for academic staff to help you prepare for the Library's resources and services ahead of Autumn term 2020

Support for your research

A microscopeThe Library provides a range of services to support researchers and your research students. You can find full details in our information for researchers.

This page includes a few key updates ahead of the Autumn term.

Open Research

The Library’s Open Research team has created a Practical Guide to Open Research, providing support and information on open research methods which can be applied at different stages of your work. This guide is intended for researchers of all levels, and across all academic disciplines.

Individual consultations

The Open Research team remains available for individual consultations through Google Meet or Zoom. They can provide support with a range of research activities, including open research, open access publication, research data management, copyright and citation analysis. Contact the team at to arrange a consultation.

Training for researchers

We continue to provide a range of training sessions to staff and postgraduate research students through the Research Excellence Training programme. Keep an eye on either SkillsForge (for research students) or the Learning Management System (for staff) for more details of the sessions we will be offering in the Autumn term.

Our online RDM 101 tutorial provides an introduction to research data management. It is available to staff and research postgraduate students through the VLE.