A warm welcome to all our new PGR students from staff at the University of Manchester Library. Whether you are new or already full settled within the School see latest developments to help you make the most of the Library.
Missed the Library Welcome talk? Too much to take in at the time? No worries, the Library’s Get Started guide provides everything you need to familiarise with and get to grips with the day to day practicalities of using the Library. Use the guide to find our welcome presentations, details of sites across campus, “How to ..” videos, resources for your research area, how to access databases off-campus and where to find help and support. For further information see:
Open Access Week: Find out more about Open Access
As part of Open Access Week the Library will be running a series of pop-ups across the University campus. The pop-ups, jointly attended by Academic Engagement and Research Services Librarians, will highlight the support available from the Open Access team to help researchers ensure REF eligibility for their research papers in light of HEFCE’s open Access policy.
24/10/2016 11.00am-12.00pm MBS East
25/10/2016 11.00am-12.00pm Arthur Lewis
25/10/2016 12.30pm-1.30pm Samuel Alexander
26/10/2016 11.30am-12.30pm Sackville Street B floor
26/10/2016 1.30pm-2.30pm Zochonis
27/10/2016 1.30pm-2.30pm Williamson
28/10/2016 11.30am-12.30pm Alan Turing
My Research Essentials
The Library’s My Research Essentials programme, aimed at researchers at all career stages, launches a new series of workshops for 2016/17. Workshops coming up this semester include Managing Your ORCID, Overview of Reference Management Tools, Open Access Publishing and How to Raise your Research Profile. In addition you can also view a number of online resources including How to get Published in Academic Journals and Peer Review. For further information on our workshops and online resources see the My Research Essentials website:
My Research Essentials Focus Group
Whether you have attended a session, run through an online resource or never heard of it we are interested in your views and perceptions of the My Research Essentials programme via a Focus Group running next week. Selected participants will be awarded a £15 Amazon voucher.
- October 13th 11am – 12pm Red Basement Room B12B
Email your interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org
My Learning Essentials
PGR students can also benefit from our series of workshops, online resources and drop in sessions focusing on academic, research and employability skills. Full details can be found via the Library website:
Check-Out App: Borrow books using your Android device
Save queuing at the self-issue machine and download the “Check-Out App”. See the library website for further details:
Off-Beat: Jeff Nuttall and the International Underground: 8 Sep – 5 March 2017
Take the chance to visit the beautiful John Rylands Library, (Deansgate), and view our latest exhibition focusing on the work of “Jeff Nuttall” a Lancastrian artist, poet and social commentator who was pivotal figure in the 60’s counter-culture scene. This fascinating exhibition reveals a network of artists and writers whose work was shared worldwide via the low-fi, self-published magazines of the “mimeograph revolution”.
If you have any questions regarding Library support please contact Library Enquiries via phone, online enquiries or Library Chat: