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LILAC 2022: Being Better Teachers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | In our third and final post about the LILAC conference (you can find part one here and part two here) I wanted to touch on the topic of becoming better …Continue reading →

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LILAC 2022 : Student transitions in information literacy :  from school to HE, from learners to researchers TAGS: | | | | | | | The LILAC 2022 conference in Manchester this April was a challenge and a pleasure to attend :  my first real life, in person conference for two years! I put aside …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival from the student perspective TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Dissertation. A word that scares and confuses many students, including me. It seems like a difficult and mysterious concept that most of us must deal with at some point on …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival: Exploring library resources for dissertations in gender studies TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | As part of the 2022 Dissertation Festival, running from 7th-18th March and facilitated by the Academic Support Librarians, Digital Skills and IAD teams, I was invited to attend an online …Continue reading →

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Training with the ASL team TAGS: | | | | | | | | A large part of the work that the Academic Support Librarian team complete relates to training and providing Information Skills guidance, whether that’s in our individual schools or sessions which …Continue reading →

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Mixed Methods Reviews TAGS: | | | | | Most researchers have heard of and understand the needs of a systematic review (SR), however the concept of a mixed methods review (MMR) can be confusing. The types of questions …Continue reading →

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Finding Resources: Navigating the Online Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Online Library is a vast resource. Whatever you study, you will find what you need in the Library collections. For all that it is wide and wonderful, however, I know (from personal …Continue reading →

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Visiting our campus libraries… virtually! TAGS: | | | | | | | As the semester gets going you may be keen to visit one of our many beautiful libraries to find materials, use a study space, or generally just soak up the …Continue reading →

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What is LibSmart II? TAGS: | | | You may have read our recent article about LibSmart I, the foundation of our online information literacy course hosted on Learn. If you haven’t, check it out here. Where LibSmart …Continue reading →

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