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This guide gives an overview of the range of resources available to you when researching your dissertation topic. Topics covered include developing effective search strategies and finding scholarly primary and secondary source material.

Starting your dissertation research

This guide aims to provide an overview of the range of Library resources available to you when researching your dissertation topic. Topics covered include developing effective search strategies and finding scholarly primary and secondary source material.

The video tutorial below, 'Starting your research', provides useful advice on how to begin your research.

Getting further help

  • Your subject liaison librarian
    If you need further help then get in touch with your subject liaison librarian, Jackie Skinner, to book a meeting to discuss how to find and make the best use of Library resources related to your dissertation topic.
  • Study advice
    The Study Advice Team are based in the Library. They offer study guides, workshops, individual advice sessions, and much more to make your studying more effective and successful. See the Study Advice website for more information.

 

Your librarian

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Kim Coles
Contact:
I'm usually available on the 2nd Floor information desk in the Main Library on Thursdays 4-5pm and Fridays 1-2pm.
If you have any questions, please come and ask!

You can also book an appointment to talk about a specific question.

+44 (0) 118 378 4282
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