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Help and support

Information for new students

New to the University and not sure where to start?


Referencing guides and advice for using Mendeley.

Academic writing and plagiarism

Writing skills and style guides, including thesis advice.

Search tips

How to get the most out of our Library databases.

Support for off-site customers

If you are a part-time or distance learning student based off site, we will post books to you, or email and scan book chapters and journal articles.


Ensure you stay within the law when you copy in print or share content online. [You will need to log in to the intranet]. 

Research support

Advice for conducting and publishing your research, and measuring its impact

Open access

Make sure your publications comply with Cranfield's Open Access policy, to meet your research funder's requirements and to be eligible for the next REF. [You will need to log in to the intranet].

Research data management

Best practice for creating, processing, analysing, preserving, and sharing your research data. 

Training courses and online learning

Come to a face-to-face session or webinar, or work through training online at your own pace.

Disability support

An overview of support and services we offer customers with a disability, along with guidance for changing the settings of our eBook collections to improve their readability.