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Postgraduate Researchers: Welcome and Support

This Guide has been created to support BU Postgraduate Researchers (e.g. PhD, MPhil and MRes) who are studying and publishing research.

Library workshops

The library offers the following workshops as part of Doctoral College's Researcher Development programme:

  • Originality and plagiarism (Domain C: Research Governance and Organisation)
  • Managing research Data (Domain C: Research Governance and Organisation)
  • Managing your citations using EndNote (Domain A: Knowledge and Intellectual Ability)
  • Developing a search strategy and using researcher tools (Domain A: Knowledge and Intellectual Ability)

These sessions can be booked via the Doctoral College pages in Brightspace.

We also offer generic study skills sessions.

Welcome to the library

mySearch - find journal articles

mySearch allows you to search across a range of different databases to find peer reviewed journal articles and other resources.

Click here on this mySearch link to go directly to the advanced searching functionality




Library Catalogue search

New books added to stock

Reading lists

Reading Lists that support the four Vitae domains for researcher development are also available:

  • Knowledge and Intellectual Abilities
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Research Governance and Organisation
  • Engagement, influence and impact

Contact us

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Phone help available 24x7
+44(0)1202 965959


Faculty library teams

Remember that your Faculty Library team is always available for help regarding resources, finding information, clarification about the submission of theses, copyright and other queries you might have.

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