Library Evidence Search

This service is for registered library members who are carrying out work related research eg. Not related to private work/coursework.

To request an evidence search to be done on your behalf, please complete the form below.

Information about you

Please note that fields marked with * are mandatory.




University affiliation (if applicable):


Other contact e.g. Personal mobile:


Information about your evidence search request

We usually aim to provide Standard search results within 5 working days or a timescale agreed with the requester. If your search is urgent, or is for a specific date or event in the future, please indicate the target date and provide further information regarding your timescale.


Further details:


Purpose of search

Please select from the following alternatives (more than one choice is possible):


 If “Other”, please state here:

Your search topic

Please describe fully your search topic or question:

List the key terms and alternative or similar terms that describe your topic:

Please provide any other information about your search topic, including:

  • Any key studies, authors or reports you have already identified
  • Your expectations on the amount of evidence on this topic

Restrictions to be applied to your search


For date range, please select a start and end date below:






If Other, please list:


Do you require a recurring search alert to be set up to notify you of any subsequent articles published on the topic?

If YES please indicate whether you would you like to receive email alerts:


Search Sharing

We would like to make the results of this search available to other staff. Are you happy to share the results?
If yes, please indicate who can see the results of this search


In completing the evidence search Request form, the enquirer acknowledges that the library cannot be held responsible for the information provided from the sources searched, nor for the consequences of any subsequent action taken by the enquirer.

On submitting this search request the request will be logged and details stored for up to 24 months in line with our retention policy and GDPR requirements and the search results may be stored for longer.

Please enter the security code exactly how it is shown below then click Submit:*

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