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Postgraduate Research Guide: Effective information management

This guide is to support postgraduate researchers.


This page contains videos outlining some tools and techniques that can help speed up your search for academic information and organise the information that you find. There are also videos related to copyright and your thesis. 

Accompanying hand-out

Effective information management for PhD research videos


Different literature searching activities

Strategies for finding information

Discovery resources - which resource for which purpose

Academic databases and generalist search engines

Advanced techniques

Web services for staying up-to-date

Researcher training sessions

The Library has put together a programme of sessions for researchers running throughout the academic year. Sessions cover a range of topics and would be useful for PhD students as well as more established researchers.

Further support

For further help and guidance, contact your Liaison Librarian

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