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Undertaking a doctorate is a challenge for everyone, and even more so if you are not writing it in your first language. As an international/EU doctoral researcher at Reading, you can access a range of English language support services and resources during the course of your doctorate at no extra cost.
The Department library is open for reference to members of the Department, 08:00 to 18:00, Monday to Friday. The Meteorology Librarian is Catherine Turner - her working hours are Tuesdays and Fridays 8:30 - 13:30.
Rachel Redrup, the Academic Liaison Librarian for Meteorology, holds a drop-in session in the Meteorology coffee area, Fridays in term time, 11.15-12.15.
Non-members of the Meteorology Department are advised to contact the library before visiting.
The Library and Study Advice produce a number of guides aimed at research staff and students, including:
We have a range of videos designed to introduce you to the Library and show you how to use our resources.
The Study Advice Team offer study guides, workshops, individual advice sessions, and much more to make your studying more effective and successful. See the Study Advice webpages for more information, or pop in to make an appointment at the Study Advice and Maths Support Desk on the Ground Floor of the Library.
Our Maths Support resources can help if you're finding any mathematical or statistical topic difficult during the transition to University study.
Our Maths Support guide provides links to an extensive range of worksheets, e-resources and video tutorials which you can access at any time to practise and develop your mathematical and statistical skills.
Digital Technology Services
DTS provide advice with using computer software and hardware. For individual support pop in and ask at the IT Service Desk on the 1st Floor of the Library. For more information see their website.
If you need guidance on using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Access or PowerPoint try these online tutorials:
International Study and Language Institute (ISLI) - Academic English Programme
If you are an international student, the Academic English Programme offers courses and 1-1 support.