Information for Researchers

The Library offers a range of services for staff and students undertaking research (click here to visit the Research Support page and see what other support is available to researchers).

There are two professional Research Support Librarians on our team who provide help and support for Keele's researchers.

Scott McGowan
Tel: 01782 734 506

Scott Chesworth
Tel: 01782 734 510




The Research Support Librarians:

  • Manage the Keele Research Repository, with colleagues in the Research and Innovation Support Enhancement Team (RAiSE)
  • Offer training to individual research students on literature searching and information resources
  • Help academics and researchers to comply with the new HEFCE Open Access policy for the next REF, including using the Keele Research Repositoryvisit our Open Access website to find out more
  • Provide training on the RefWorks reference management software

Scott McGowan's role also includes:

  • Copyright, as the CLA Licence Co-Ordinator at Keele
  • Research Data Management (RDM)

Scott Chesworth's role includes:

  • Devising and delivering individual or group training for research students on research-related Library topics

Resources for Researchers