Support online for your research project – Education

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Are you busy working on your research project? Then don’t forget we’ve got a set of specially dedicated pages to help you with tips on evaluating information and writing critically.  You’ll find them on our Dissertation Support area.

If you need help with accessing subject materials such as ebooks, journal articles and syncing with Google Scholar , see our blog post here


What about help from our book collection? We have lots of ebooks and we have been adding even more over the past few weeks.

General support with Dissertations and Theses:


If you’re are looking for particular methodologies or general books on research methods, here is a small range of ebooks:


You can look for more using the Library Search and filtering by ebooks.  Your supervisor or lecturers will also have recommended texts on your reading lists.

find and read ebooks


For researchers and doctoral students,  you can still view other students’ Theses online via Ethos, if you need help with adapting your methodology in the wake of lockdown,  visualising a structure to your work or seeing what else has been researched in your field.

We have compiled a general MMR list of materials available covering writing at Doctoral Level.
We are adding more all the time so check the library catalogue too.


If you need any help accessing these ebooks, or would like to find even more ebooks relevant to your research or study, consult our updated guide.

For advice on using coloured overlays and ‘read out loud’ options for ebooks, consult the blog post written by Hilary, our Social Sciences librarian.

Don’t forget you can chat with us online, or come to an online Drop-in via library chat (either through the chat box on the library home page or Library Talk) or book a 1:1 slot if you need further help (we will meet you online via chat) – the choice is yours!

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