Academic Support and Library

Academic Support

Christabel Harley will be providing academic support for CSM PhD students.

In order to book a meeting, please contact:



Library Information

Lucy Ashdown will provide library support for CSM PhD students.

If you would like to book a 1-2-1 session with Lucy or have any other library related queries please contact her at

Lucy will also be running the next set of PhD student workshops.

All of the following information is from the PhD student library workshop held by Viv Eades  on 31 November 2016. If you have any questions, please contact Viv Eades

Library and literature searching

– keywords and concepts – organising your ideas

– search strategies (boolean) and operators

– searching ArticlesPlus, Library Catalogue and Google Scholar

– using other libraries, SCONUL scheme, Wellcome Collection and Inter Library Loans


All links found below

PhD library research session

GS self explore card

AP self explore card

PhD worksheet














The Doctoral Platform at CSM offers PhD candidates the space in which to meet, share research, as well as co-ordinate, curate and participate in a variety of events.

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