Library and Information Services

White Rose Libraries:
Opportunities to connect and
Katy Sidwell
Research Support Advisor
Leeds University Library
Adapted from an original presentation by Maria Mawson © The University of Sheffield
Library contacts
University of Leeds
Scholarly Communication and Researcher Skills Team
[email protected]
University of Sheffield
Maria Mawson, Faculty Librarian Social Sciences
[email protected]
University of York
Research Support Team
[email protected]
Library web pages for researchers
Shared library access
SCONUL Access – reciprocal access scheme
COPAC – union library catalogue combining access to the
holdings of many research libraries
British Library – information for researchers
Eduroam – wireless network access
Online open access repositories
Research articles and outputs
WRRO – White Rose Research Online
Doctoral theses
WREO – White Rose Etheses Online
UK doctoral theses
EThOS – British Library Electronic Theses Online Service
Managing literature search results
EndNote and EndNote Online
reference management software available in all three institutions with a
web-based option that can be used to share sets of bibliographic
Other products are available
similar functionality may also be available in online reference
management software such as Mendeley and Zotero
Datasets and Research Data Management
Sources for social sciences datasets include
Economic & Social Data Service
UK Data Archive
Useful sites for information about research data
management (RDM) include
Digital Curation Centre
UK Data Archive
Research skills development
Libraries contribute to institutional research training
programmes. Areas covered include literature search and
review, reference management software, current awareness.
Check our websites for details.
Vitae includes advice on developing your skills, including the
Researcher Development Framework.
Any questions?

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