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Support for Research

De Chastelain Library aims to provide support for all aspects of research in DkIT. We can advise on conducting systematic reviews, research data management, bibliometrics & altmetrics, open scholarship and maximising your research impact using the STÓR institutional repository. Contact the Library Subject Support Team for a consultation.

Publish Your Work

Publishing is an important consideration for a researcher, affecting professional development, funding applications and awards. See the links below for more information, or contact the Research Office.

Where to Publish

Information on submitting an article for publication.

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Maximise Your Research Impact

There are a number of ways to maximise the impact of your published research.

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Measure Your Research Impact

Measure the impact of your published research by using either Bibliometrics or Altmetrics.


Getting an ISBN/ISSN

How to get an ISBN or ISSN if you are the publisher of your work.

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Information on copyright and licensing for authors.

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Accessing Material From Other Libraries

If the Library does not have the information you need you may be able to access it elsewhere:

Costing and Purchasing New Resources

For information on recommending material for purchase and ordering inspection copies of books, visit our Collection Development page.

Referencing Management Software

Free online software can help you manage your references. Two of the most popular are: 

  • Mendeley
  • Scopus - the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. You can use it to track, analyze and visualize research. See the Scopus Support Center for more information.

Library Support: Contact Us

The Library has dedicated support teams to help you make the most of our services and resources. Please feel free to contact our liaison staff for assistance.

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