Research & Subject Support

Support for Researchers

We offer a range of specialist/bespoke support, including: Literature reviews; Understanding copyright; Plagiarism; Finding statistics and data in the social sciences; Social media; reference management software; Using primary sources; and Current awareness. See our Support for researchers page for more information.

Subject Guides

Book a librarian

Need one-on-one personal research assistance? You can book an appointment with your subject librarian, whether it's guidance on where to start, additional help in finding information and using information resources, or you would like an in-depth demonstration of how to use the library's databases, we can help you.

To book an appointment

Fill out the online form here: Online form link or contact the relevant subject librarian direct using the contact details below.

Subject Research Support

Sandy Macmillen

Sandy Macmillen email address Telephone number3174

Economics, Government, Hotel Management, Sociology & Criminology.

Esther Wilkinson

Esther Wilkinson email address Telephone number3177

Art history, History, Modern languages, Linguistics, Literature, Film & Theatre Studies, Philosophy, American (U.S.) Studies

Ai Gooch

Ai Gooch email address Telephone number3122

Accounting, Business & Management (Colchester), Finance, Human Rights, Law, Management, Marketing, Official publications

Greg Cadge

Greg Cadge email address Telephone number3179

Health sciences (Colchester), Biological Sciences, Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, Maths, Psychology.

Nigel Cochrane

Nigel Cochrane email address Telephone number3172


Greg Bennett

Greg Bennett email address Telephone number01702 32 8484

Southend - Acting (East 15), Business & Management, Health Sciences


The University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
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