PhD Support

PhD support activities (in English) at the Academic Resource Centre, Umeå University Library during Spring 2018.

Workshop series

Write Grow Glow: A workshop series for PhD students

The workshops cover Research competence, Academic writing, and Information Literacy.

The workshops are open to PhD students from all disciplines. You can sign up for one or more workshops. 

Workshop series for PhD students in Technology and Natural Sciences

The workshops focus on Technology and Natural Sciences.


The living voice: Preparing for your PhD defence (New)

A workhop on what is often expected in the viva and how you can effectively prepare for it. The workshop is now full. Please email us if you wish to be on the waiting list.

The cover story: Writing your Kappa (New)

A workshop on putting together the different parts of your thesis and writing your kappa. The workshop is now full. Please email us if you wish to be on the waiting list.

A fruitful relationship: Working with your supervisors (New)

A workshop on your roles as a doctoral researcher when working with your supervisors.

EndNote Online

Workshop open to students and employees at Umeå University and Västerbotten county council.

Information retrieval and academic publishing

For Humanities and Social Sciences. The workshop covers information retrieval, academic publishing, and academic writing. Please contact your Faculty for more information about the workshop.

Book a writing tutor or an academic librarian

Do you need feedback on your texts (e.g. assignments, paper manuscripts, thesis chapters) and your oral presentations?

Do you want to search for articles more efficiently, find out more about relevant databases, or manage references?

Book an appointment

Appointments are also available via Skype. 

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Questions/book an appointment

Opening hours

The writing tutors are able to schedule appointments Mondays - Fridays.

Academic Support Walk-in Service with librarians 

Thursdays 14:00–16:00

Note! No Academic Support May 10.

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Our location

The ground floor in the University LibraryWe are located here in the libraryWe are located here on campus