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Open Access pop-up

Next week (1st - 5th December) the Research Services team will be popping up all over campus to answer your Open Access questions. A member of the team will be available each day 12.00-1.00pm to help you comply with University policy and upload your publications to IRIS.
Pop over to the following locations to find out more!
Monday: Charles Wilson foyer
Tuesday: Bennett foyer
Wednesday: Engineering foyer
Thursday: Café North
Friday: Charles Wilson foyer If you can't make it you can always email with your questions or watch our short video on uploading your publications.

Missed any of our workshops? Try the online version:

If you missed any of our workshops, or are based off-campus, then try our online versions instead:

Literature Search
Plan your literature search
Conduct your literature search
Discover how you can use Scopus, Web of Science & Google Scholar to carry out citation searches and set up citation alerts: Who is citing who? And who is citing you? [Video, 18 minutes]

Keep up to date
Make research information come to you
Which reference manager is right for you?
Introduction to reference management [Video, 4 minutes]

RefWorks (online bibliographic software)
Get started with RefWorks [PDF]
RefWorks tutorials [Videos]
Advanced RefWorks [PDF]

EndNote (desktop bibliographic software)
Get started with EndNote [PDF]
EndNote tutorials [Videos]
Advanced EndNote [PDF]
Data management support for researchers
Introduction to Research Data Management [Video, 8 minutes]
Don't lose your research data! [Video, 34 minutes]

Copyright and your thesis - coming soon!

'How to' sessions for Open Access and IRIS

If you would like some advice on how to upload your publication to IRIS, come along to one of our drop in sessions.

A member of the Research Services team will be available to answer your questions and show you how to upload your publications.

Forthcoming dates:

Wednesday 26th November, 2-3pm in Bennett G73 Tuesday 9th December, 10-11am in Ken Edwards 323
If you can't make it to our sessions you can follow our user guide or step-by-step video.

Contact us on if you have any queries.

Help! I need somebody...

Well, if it's Library Research Services you need then there's plenty of ways to contact us for help:

Email  Chat to usA member of the Research Services team is now available for queries online on weekday afternoons, 2-4pm. You can chat to us via the Library's Help Zone.Make a 1to1 appointmentEmail us to arrange a meeting.Make a Skype appointmentEmail us to arrange a meeting.Phone us+44 (0)116 252 2018Talk to us via Twitter Use our online training and development resources