Resources for doctoral students

Books in BLDS related to undertaking a PhD

  • In the Research Methods collection (1st floor) you will find a number of books specifically concerned with the practicalities of undertaking research towards a D-Phil.
  • Topics include:
    • Management of a research project
    • The literature search
    • Research proposals
    • Research, writing and learning methodologies

Other useful resources

  • The website of Vitae, an organisation set up by the Research Councils to support researcher development, includes a host of useful resources for all stages of your doctorate.
  • The University of Sussex has a Doctoral Researcher resources page.
  • Phd on track -  a collaboration between a number of Scandinavian university libraries. Most information is applicable to Phd students internationally.
  • The Sussex Research Hive is a physical space in University of Sussex Library for doctoral students and research staff,  providing private study areas, bookable meeting rooms and space for informal discussion and collaborative work.

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