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PhD Library inductions and workshops

Dr William Farrell, Dr Ian Rowlands & Selina Lock
Welcome to all our new PhD students and welcome to a new academic year for our existing students.

Inductions & Introductions to...

The Library Research Services Team will be on hand at the following events for a chat and to answer questions:



College Induction Events
Friday 9th Oct - College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science
Wednesday 14th Oct – College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology
Wednesday 21st Oct – College of Science and Engineering


Introduction to...
We are also running our own Introduction to... events:
Wed 28th Oct – 11am – Introduction to the Library
Wed 28th Oct -  2pm  – Introduction to Research Data Management
Thurs 29th Oct – 11am – Introduction to Reference Management
Thurs 29th Oct - 2pm – Introduction to the Library
Fri 30th Oct – 11am  – Introduction to Reference Management
Fri 30th Oct  - 2pm  – Introduction to Research Data Management


To book on to the Introduction to... sessions please go to PROSE
Once you have logged in to PROSE, search by key term ‘Introduction’.

Autumn Term Workshops

All our of Autumn workshops are now available to book via PROSE.

Including ones on literature searching, making research information come to you, EndNote, RefWorks, Google tools, finding grey literature, systematic reviews, database design, using Microsoft Access, cleaning messy data, creating online exhibitions and Advanced EndNote/RefWorks. 

The session descriptions also link to online versions of the sessions (where available) for those researchers based off-campus.

Remember, if you need 1to1 help then just email us on librarians@le.ac.uk

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Your New Doctoral College Reading Room

The Doctoral College Reading Room, at the front of the first floor of the library, is now designed for use by PGR students and staff only.

The space includes a separate Silent Study area with desks and computers, a quiet area with desks and informal seating, and a bookable group study room.

We would encourage PGR students and staff to make full use of this space.

Masters students now have a separate Graduate Reading Room elsewhere on the first floor.

As part of the new arrangements there is now a Consultation Room, which we are also using for upcoming events, including Shut Up & Write! and Research Data Drop-in Clinics.

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