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The GSRR has a blog!

Welcome to the GSRR blog. This is part of the project to create a Virtual Reading Room that will form a counterpart to the physical research space in the Library. The GSRR and its associated events and community will be amplified online via twitter, facebook and on our own website (soon to come...watch this space).

The purpose of this virtual presence is to provide a space for interaction and networking, both for researchers who use the GSRR and for those who are based outside Leicester and would like to take part in an online community.

You can look here for events, research training and other news items relevant to postgraduate research students. Subscribe to us with RSS or atom to receive feeds of new posts and comments, or simply come and visit from time to time.

The blog also welcomes your comments and views. This is your reading room, and we want to know how you like to use it.

Emma

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