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Library and Learning Services


Library support for researchers.

Library Services and Support for Researchers

Find out about the resources and support provided for researchers by Library and Learning Services.

Borrowing items from the Library

All Researchers can borrow material from either of the libraries in the DMU network.


All students and staff use copyright material to support their learning, teaching, and research.

DORA - De Montfort University Open Research Archive

An open access repository of De Montfort University’s research outputs.

Referencing and RefWorks

This guide is where you can find out about referencing and reference management software provided by Library and Learning Services, including support in using RefWorks.

Internet links for Researchers

Specially-selected resources relevant to researchers.

Making use of other libraries

How to access other higher education libraries, the British Library, local public libraries and more.

Opening hours

Opening hours for the University Libraries.

Open Access

Find out how to make your publications open access and comply with funders’ and REF policies.

Research Training

Attend the one-day RDP course on 'Literature searching and reference management'.

Research Postgraduate Room

The existing Research Room 00:10 will be shut and repurposed from Monday 15th May onwards until the new space becomes available. During this period we will be making available room 0:07a in the Kimberlin Learning Development Zone for the exclusive use of Research students. This has a reduced capacity of one study place.

Learning and Study Support

We support undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, who are studying full-time, part-time and by distance learning.

Graduate School Office

The Graduate School Office supports all research degree students during their time at De Montfort University.