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Research support

News and updates

Coronavirus research

Check here for the latest updates on the Library's help and information to the Coronavirus situation. We will keep this page up to date with any changes in our service and will have the latest news.

For freely available Covid 19 research see

During the Coronavirus pandemic we now have temporary access to an even wider range of ebooks available, search from the Library homepage.  For help and advice on using ebooks see



For information on the latest research developments the World Health Organisation (WHO) logs the latest research together with regularly updated myth busters.   Evidence and facts about the virus and its control are also available from the UKRI’s site Coronavirus: the science explained


Some other useful  sources are: - access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. - thousands of open access books to read and download - a vast collection of open access research papers - more than 150 million documents 

Welcome to Library Research Support

Support and Training 

If you are  a doctoral student or an academic,  you can contact Carol Dell-Price (Academic Librarian Research Support)   for help and advice with:

  • Planning and Searching for your literature review
  • Making the most of Open Access
  • Keeping up to date with research



During this period of restricted travel due to the Covid 19 virus, Carol can offer 1-2-1 tutorials via remote access, please email to arrange.