Elements support

The Library's Elements team can provide support and training, to help you start adding work to the system.

Please utilise our online tutorials and user guides, and contact us on if you need to book a one-to-one or group session.

Training Sessions

We are able to offer one to one or small group sessions to users who would like further training on Elements. 

If you would like to request a session, please email with a selection of suitable dates and times, and we will be in touch to arrange an appointment.


The Elements team are currently working remotely, in accordance with the University's Coronavirus guidance. During this time all training sessions will take place online. 


Training videos 

Introducing Elements in under 2 minutes: 

Getting started with Elements 1 – Your Home page:

Getting started with Elements 2 - Your Profile page: 

User Guides 

Quick Start guide

Elements - Quick Start Guide [PDF]

Using identifiers to match you with your publications

Using identifiers [PDF]

Claiming your research publications

Claiming publications [PDF]

Adding manual records

Adding and depositing a manual record [PDF]

Managing your profile

Mangaing your profile [PDF]