University staff

The Collections, Learning and Research (CLR) group within the University Library provides a range of support for members of staff. CLR incorporates the Skills Team, Hull University Archives (Hull History Centre), Library Research Services and Collections Development Team. If you're new to the University, you may find our video tour useful.

If you want to get in touch with us to arrange a consultation or appointment, please use the webform below

Teaching & Collections

CLR can help staff with integrating skills development, research, information literacy and archives practices into the curriculum. Support can include:

  • Helping to develop resources for taught sessions or as online resources in Canvas
  • Acting as consultants and course designers for relevant areas of the curriculum
  • Helping to integrate resources and collections into the development of new modules and programmes 
  • Supporting your delivery of CLR related content through providing and contextualising session plans, online content, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and handouts
  • Providing direct teaching in the curriculum where appropriate, specifically where it helps to have an expert from our team support a lecture or other session
  • Helping you develop new skills so you can pass these on to your students
  • Training on the reading list software, Keylinks
  • Providing opportunities to incorporate archival research and exhibition projects into courses
  • Supporting the provision of Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) in your academic modules


CLR provides services for staff undertaking or managing research. Areas of expertise include:

  • Expert literature searching and systematic review
  • Identification of archival collections available for research use
  • Bibliographic management (EndNote & RefWorks)
  • Specialist analysis software (NVivo to expert level & introductory use of IMB SPSS Statistics)
  • Microsoft Office for research purposes
  • Survey Design and JISC OnlineSurveys
  • Palaeographical skills
  • Copyright and Data Protection issues surrounding the use of archives in research
  • Best practice in Research Data Management
  • Open Access publishing options and compliance with funder/publisher criteria
  • Sourcing and interpreting bibliometric data


University staff are welcome to attend any of our postgraduate workshops or webinars and access our online guides.


Ordering library resources

The University Library is here to support teaching and research. There are separate ordering processes: follow the relevant links below.


Book a teaching consultation or research appointment

Please fill in the form below to arrange either a teaching consultation or research appointment. A member of CLR will be in touch to arrange an appropriate appointment time.