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Library Subject Guides

1. Plan your Research: Home

A guide for starting your research at University of Canterbury

Getting started

Starting your research includes some tips and a page of books you can browse online to help get you started on the research path

Writing your proposal includes some more online books to inspire you and some other books on applying for research funding. You can also read some tips on how to decide on a research project 

UC Research Guidelines check the UC policies, how to find a supervisor, and ethical issues  

Research data management  the data you gather as part of your thesis will be of interest to people in the future. Learn how to manage and store your data files 

Sources of existing data - sources for finding existing datasets to analyse. 

The sage research project planner

This Project Planner is a very helpful guide to the research process

Who to contact for help

Contact your Subject Librarian for subject specific research help. 

Book online for library workshops to help you with your research.