Project Help

Project Help

At some time during your studies you will be asked to produce a more detailed piece of work such as -

  • Project Protocol
  • Final Project Report
  • Poster

Your School will give you some guidance on this but the Library can also help

Finding Information

Before you launch into any research project it is always advisable to investigate the available literature to see if there is sufficient material to support your work.

A list of relevant online databases is given under the Databases & e-Resources section of this guide

The important step is to plan your search strategy before you interrogate the databases. The video below will give you some advice on how to do this.

Managing Your References

Make sure that when you record or download references from a database or any other source that you keep them organised.

This will really help you when you come to the writing up stage for your project.

The Endnote Web software package can help you. It is located on the Web of Knowledge database - access is via the usual portal route.



click on the link for a user guide in English or Arabic

Questionnaire Design

Some projects involve the preparation and design of a questionnaire.


Survey Monkey allows you to create online surveys with lots of tips and advice.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Your School may offer advice and training on how to avoid plagiarism.

Here is some advice from the University of Greenwich Plagiarism pages.


All pieces of work must be correctly referenced and we use the Harvard style.

Designing A Poster

The Poster Printing Advice on the Drill Hall Webpages will help you design a good poster.
There are templates listed for all poster sizes.
If you need any further advice then ask a member of the IT Team

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