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Library Support for Researchers

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Malet Street

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The Birkbeck Library is a key resource for postgraduate researchers. In order to introduce you to the library and how it can support you at each stage of your PhD you are invited to attend this session on Library Support for Researchers. Attending this session will provide you with valuable preparation for all stages of your PhD research and the library resources available to you as doctoral students. You will have the opportunity to meet with colleagues from the library, other PhD researchers at Birkbeck and to ask questions.


Who is this event for?

  • This event has been designed specifically for postgraduate research students and will be useful to PhD researchers from all disciplines.

  • Attendance is especially recommended for postgraduate researchers in their 1st and 2nd years but you are welcome to attend at any stage of your research.


Aims and objectives

The aim of this session is to:

  • Familiarise postgraduate researchers with the library and how it can support them at each stage of the research process

  • Provide you with skills in search strategy/literature searching

  • Introduce you to Research Data Management (BIRD)

  • Provide information about communicating research (BIROn and ORBIT)

  • Provide information about impact and researcher ID


Session leads

The session will be led by:

  • Emma Illingworth (Subject Librarian, Birkbeck)

  • Wendy Lynwood (Subject Librarian, Birkbeck)

  • David McElroy (Research Data Support Manager)

  • Paul Rigg (Senior Assistant Librarian)


Researcher Development Framework areas

Domain A: Knowledge and intellectual abilities

A1 - Knowledge Base
A2 - Cognitive Abilities

Domain B: Personal effectiveness

B1 – Personal Qualities
B2 – Self Management

Domain C: Research governance and organisation

C1 – Professional Conduct

Domain D: Communication, influence and impact

D2 – Communication and Dissemination
D3 – Engagement and Impact

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