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Help and guidance

Help and Guidance

There are many ways to get help and support from the Library, Archives and Learning Services. This page contains links to skill guidance and training you can work through at your own pace and services you can contact for help via email or booked appointment.

Don't forget, you can get help from your Faculty Librarians:

Book an appointment with them from the homepage of this Subject Guide

Review any teaching they have given during your course

Read more about how they can support you

Develop your skills

Access further help


The Open Research Team can help you plan, publish, preserve and share your research, and have expertise in Open Access, Research Data Management, and copyright, among many other things.

Read more about the Open Research Team

IT help

You can get IT Support from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, on the phone or over email. You can also get assistance at the Library Help Desk, although it may be quicker to contact IT Services.

Contact IT Support


The library can support you in various ways, from the physical spaces and services within our buildings, to suggested resources from our collections on a wide range of lifestyle topics.

Visit the Library's Wellbeing Guide


We want to make sure everyone can make the best possible use of our services and collections, making a special provision where needed.

Read more about accessibility in the library