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Researcher support

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

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Research support

Open access

Advice and support for staff and postgraduate researchers on making your research open access, how to comply with REF and funder requirements, and what support and funding is available to you.

Research data management

Find out how to write a data management plan, effectively manage your research data at all stages of the research lifecycle, safeguard any data you collect, and meet funder requirements.

Find and manage information

Learn how to find the key literature on a topic and manage the information that you find using EndNote

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.

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Lucid is a charged-for literature searching service based in the Library. We can help you find the literature you need to strengthen grant bids and inform research projects.

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

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University of Leeds authors can benefit from free open access publishing with SAGE for the remainder... More on SAGE Choice: Open Access option until the end of 2019
This post is by Professor Simon Lightfoot, Pro Dean for Student Education and Professor of Politics,... More on UJPIR: Open Access undergraduate research, and why not?