Library services for researchers

    • Your Librarian : Each department has a Librarian who can provide specialist help and guidance in designing a literature search, locating sources of information and using electronic resources. Find your Librarian from this subject list.
    • Training and development opportunities
    • We provide an online newsletter aimed specifically at researchers. It contains information on training sessions, updates on resources and services, news and tips. If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter, contact
    • Supporting Researchers. A guide to library services for researchers (available as a PDF).
    • Books to support your research Word document/ PDF: this is a selective list of books in Oxford Brookes University Library that may be useful for new researchers. For further titles, please use LibrarySearch or contact your Librarian if you need further help.
    • Web of Science covers features for researchers such as cited reference searching, setting up alerts and citation reports. Extensive help on all these features is available on the database.
    • Theses: locating Oxford Brookes theses; locating theses from other institutions worldwide.
    • RADAR: the Brookes repository of research outputs
    • Open access repositories: other repositories worldwide
    • Electronic resources

    Using other libraries

    Everything in the Library for Education, both physical and online resources, is on LibrarySearch – you don’t need any login or passwords to search it from anywhere via the Web.