Who can I ask for help?
If you are a doctoral student or an academic member of staff our Academic Librarian for Research Support offers 1-2-1 tutorials on literature searching, keeping up to date and making your research open access. Email Research Support to book an appointment SLSResearchSupport@tees.ac.uk
Where should I start my literature search?
Discovery is a good starting point. It displays all our available print and electronic resources.
How do I find a particular journal article?
Use Journal finder to locate and search individual journal titles and their contents
Is it possible for me to look at other theses?
Yes you can use Ethos a British Library database which allows you to search search for and download electronic theses produced by UK HE institutions. You will need to register and log in if you want to download a thesis. Access to most theses is free and indicated by the open access symbol but if you are asked for payment or need any further information please contact SLSResearchSupport@tees.ac.uk.
What if I can't get access to something I want?
Where should I deposit my Research?
Please add your outputs to TeesRep, the University repository and the library will check your record before making it publicly available on the research portal If you have any queries please email email@example.com
Does the University have a room or space just for researchers?
The Buttery is a dedicated post grad building which is available for all staff, postgraduate students and researchers. You will need yur TUSC to access this area.
Can I use other University Libraries?
Teesside University is a member of the SCONUL Access scheme. This is a partnership between higher education libraries that enables staff and students to borrow material from other libraries. You can also use the British Library Centre at Boston Spa near Wetherby for reference purposes. See British Library reading rooms for information on using the British Library.
How do I use ORCiD ?
ORCiD is the unique identifier for all your research. It keeps it all in one place and distinguishes you from every other researcher.