Library services that support your research
This guide showcases the research and scholarly communication support, guidance, tools, and expertise available for research postgraduates and researchers from Information Services at the University of Kent.
If you have any questions, or need support not included in this guide, contact the Research and Scholarly Communication Support team.
Explore the dedicated support available to you in the library, as well as library led workshops available to you via the Researcher Development Programme.
Get an ORCiD, project website, and use social media and metrics to enhance your academic profile.
Organise data & software you will use & generate in your research, and how to make them discoverable
Maximise your research reach and make real change by planning where, how and when to share it.
Get a free website to showcase your research project and promote it as part of your plan to share.
Understand your copyright obligations, using third party materials and licences, and stay compliant.
Use your digital library to find and access the resources you need for your studies online.
Get help with literature reviews, search strategies, reference management & Moodle courses.
Discover, explore and use unique and distinctive materials from our collections for your research.
Discover research works and data created at Kent, and learn more about using our repositories.
Learn how to prepare your thesis for deposit to the Kent Academic Repository.
Explore how to publish Open Access, including financial support and free options.
Grow your academic future by 'packing your suitcase' with tools to use beyond Kent.
The Kent Graduate and Researcher College provides support to Postgraduate students, and Academic and Research staff. They do this by working with UK Research Councils across all research disciplines at the University, and provide a wide range of training opportunities for taught and research students at Kent.