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The University of Bolton Library

Help and Support for Research

Help and Support for Postgraduate Researchers

Academic Librarian for Postgraduate Research

Richard Wyatt leads on the Library's services and support for postgraduate researchers. 

Richard contributes library-focused sessions to the University's Research Degree Student Development Programme. Visit the Researcher Development Moodle site for more information.  

You can contact Richard via

In addition you may wish to contact the Academic Librarian for your specific school or discipline. See details of the Academic Librarian team including subject specialisms

General enquiries relating to the Library can be sent to or via our online form

One to one appointments

Online and in-person appointments are available with the team of Academic Librarians throughout the year. 

Book an appointment with an Academic Librarian

Appointments may not be available at busy induction times. 

Appointments are made by availability rather than with a specific member of the team. If you would like to meet with a specific Academic Librarian, please use the contact details on our Academic Librarians page


Researcher Academy

Researcher Academy is an online e-learning platform designed to encompass the whole range of the research lifecycle. See our guide to Researcher Academy


The Library's LEAP Live workshop programme runs throughout the year and covers topics such as academic writing, wellbeing, research skills and library resources and more.

Some LEAP Live sessions would be relevant to postgraduate researchers. Examples include:

  • Academic Journal Reading Group
  • Shut Up and Write Session
  • Research Cafe

For details and to make a booking visit the LEAP Live Calendar.