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English Literature: researching your dissertation: Home

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 Academic Liaison Librarian
    If you need further help then get in touch with your academic liaison librarian, Kim Coles, 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:
If you would like help with a specific research question, finding information for an assignment, an introduction to using the library, or help with referencing and EndNote, make an appointment.



You can also join a quick query drop-in session each Tuesday between 2-3pm, and Friday between 10-11am - please email me for a joining link.
+44 (0) 118 378 3410
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