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Study and research support

Resources and support for taught students on academic skills from Skills@Library. For postgraduate researchers and staff, find out about open access and research data management from Researcher@Library.

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Study and research support

For taught students

Skills@Library supports taught students to develop academic skills, within the curriculum and through online resources, workshops, 1-2-1 appointments and drop-in sessions.

For staff and postgraduate researchers

Researcher@Library teams help staff and postgraduate researchers with open access, research data management, literature searching and increasing citations: online, in person and through workshops and events.

Guidance for students and staff

Understand Leeds referencing styles and how to use them in your work. Find out about referencing software and tools and what your School's referencing style is.

More on Referencing

Advanced techniques for effective literature searching. Find out where to search, how to develop a search strategy that works for you, and how to document your search.

More on Literature searching

Our step-by-step guide to managing and formatting your references using EndNote. Includes guidance on using EndNote both on-campus and off-campus.

More on EndNote

Advice on copyright for researchers, lecturers and students, including getting permissions, publishing your work and what's important when writing a thesis.

More on Copyright