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Supporting research


Information Services provides support for researchers - from early career to established - throughout the research process. This can be accessed via our online and print resources, guides, and our face to face guidance and help.

Guidance and training

Your local Information Adviser can provide support including providing you with the skills to find and evaluate relevant research, through to managing your references effectively.
Information Services offers a variety of training options:
  • Information Advisers run individual sessions and workshops on a range of research related topics including successful literature searching, EndNote, Open Access, research impact and understanding bibliometric data
  • The training team offer workshops and online courses including working with long documents, using presentation tools, mind and process mapping and data analysis tools. 


Accessing resources for your research

A wide range of online resources are available to support your research at the university, and keep you up to date.

  • The Online Library - access to the library catalogue and OneSearch for books, eBooks, journals, articles, conference papers and more
  • Subject-specific material through our online Subject Guides.
  • Our Generic Guides (click 'By Type' at the top, then select 'Generic Guide') for e.g. Audiovisual material, Company information, Images, Newspapers, Other library catalogues, Special collections and archives, Statistics, and Dissertations and theses which links to sources including the British Library's EThOS service (UK Electronic Theses Online).

Also please see Finding information.


Helping make your research accessible

The University of Brighton Repository (UBR) is a central digital archive of the university's published output. 

Articles, images, audio, conference papers, and other peer reviewed material deposited in the UBR is available online via search engines, making the university's publications accessible to the wider academic community and the general public.

For more information on the UBR and other ways we can help support access to your research outputs, please see Communication and impact and also Open Access.

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