The Library at UEA provides a number of services that are of particular benefit to researchers The Library at UEA provides a number of services that are of particular benefit to researchers


Access to online journals and databases (including off-campus access)
Access to resources at other libraries (inter-library loans)
Access to resources at your nearest HE library

One to one support

Faculty Librarians' advisory service
Training in finding information
Book suggestion form
Training for Postgraduate Researchers

Spaces in the Library

Study areas
Learning and Resource Centre (jointly run with CSED)
Archives and Special Collections
Audio-visual collections

Open Access and publishing research

Open Access
Set up a unique ID
Advice on writing for science publications
Research & Enterprise Services information about the repository (requires login)
Changing Publication Cultures in the Humanities - a manifesto

Keeping up to date

RSS feeds
Managing references

Social networks

Increasingly researchers are taking advantage of social networks and web tools such as Twitter, blogs, bookmarking to create new international contacts, share research ideas and promote research to the public.

LSE has a project researching impact of social sciences which includes a guide on using Twitter.

Citation science

The REF has highlighted the growing importance of bibliometrics in research.  We have a brief guide explaining some of the terms used.

Other resources


RS Connect web pages collecting together information for researchers new to UEA
CSED (Centre for Staff Education and Development) provide training and guidance for researchers


Vitae is a national organisation aimed at furthering the development of researchers
Research Information Network is a national research organisation aimed at identifying and supporting the information needs of researchers.

Anything missing?

If you would like to suggest additional services that the library may provide researchers, contact Rachel Henderson,

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Library Helpdesk

Research Support Librarian Research Support Librarian

Rachel Henderson