We are the David Wilson Library Research Services Team. Helping researchers with everything from literature searching to open research to publication impact. Blogging items of interest to PGRs, ECRs and researchers.
The eighth annual Festival of Postgraduate Research takes place on Thursday 17th May in the Charles Wilson Building. Fifty postgraduates have been chosen to exhibit their research as a poster presentation.
Come along to see what your fellow students are working on!
The Festival is open to all members of the University community and
members of the public from 11:00-13:00. Admission is free - but visitors
and guests must book a place in advance.
This blog post is based on a mini-workshop created for the Doctoral Writing Group. Many thanks to writer friends on Twitter and Facebook who contributed tips.
What's stopping you?
I don't have time!Keep a time diary for a few days.Is there anything you can drop or cut down on?Grab small amounts of time to write e.g. 20minsCan you write while waiting for things or commuting?
I get distracted! Find a space/time to write.Turn off the internet or social media!There are apps that can help you with this.Use a routine or ritualSame time, place, music etc.Timed writing sessionsShut up & write sessions
I don't know what to write... Planning Have you planned what you want to write?Structure of thesis/article/writingHave you broken it down into small enough sections?Do you know what the argument you want to make is?Do you need to go back to notes/planning/thinking stage? Lack of confidence/Impostor Syndrome It doesn’t have to be perfect!Write a first draft – get it finished – you can …
Company reports are an important source for anyone studying businesses and industries. We provide access to 100,000s reports through Mergent Online and Mergent Archive. But we still hold print reports in the Library. These are mainly from banks, building societies and the transport sector.
You can find these reports with the print periodicals in the basement of the David Wilson Library.
To find them using the Library search follow the steps below.