Welcome to the Manufacturing and Materials LibGuide. Whether you're a PhD student or a senior member of research staff, here you will find information on the library resources and services available to help support your research.
The LibGuide has been setup to highlight the key resources and sources of support available to you at every stage of the research journey. Use the tabs along the top of the page to navigate your way through each section of the LibGuide. Briefly, each section/tab provides information on:
While the library catalogue Locate is a reliable route to our paid-for journals and books, there are a number of other key resources that you will find useful when seeking the most relevant information for your research. This section outlines what these resources are, as well as providing advice on reference management tools and what to do when the library doesn't have access to the material you need.
This section will help you plan, create, organise, share, and preserve the data your research generates, in whatever form the data takes.
Whether you require support with using the Pure Open Access Repository, need advice on metrics and what they mean for your research, or are a Postgraduate Researcher seeking advice on how to make your final thesis available Open Access, this section highlights the services available in the library to support you when disseminating your research.
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