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How the Library can help you in Semester Two?
Need help using or discovering Library resources? Need advice on referencing and citing? Not sure where to start with your systematic literature review? Or just want to know how to best use Google in an academic context?
The Academic Support Librarian team are running several courses this semester through IS Skills which you can book onto via MyEd. These (mostly) 1 hour sessions allow you to get expert advice and hands-on experience, so whether you are a returning to the University after the winter vacation or are a brand new student at the University why not book on and become an expert yourself?
Need help with using the Library? Help is available.
Having problems finding material from your reading list? Not sure how to reference or cite properly in your work? Need to work on a systematic review but not sure where to start? Or just want to know how to use Google and Google Scholar in an academic context?
The Academic Support Librarian team are running several courses this semester through IS Skills which you can book onto via MyEd. These (mostly) 1 hour sessions allow you to get expert advice and hands-on experience. So why not book on and become an expert yourself? Continue reading
Need help with your research?
- Do you need help or are interested in finding current news, theses or historic newspapers?
- Are you worried about getting your references right or avoiding copyright issues when using images, charts, tables, etc., in your presentations?
- Do you need help identifying resources for your literature review or want to find out how to conduct a systematic literature review?
If so, the Academic Support Librarians team are running library and research-based information skills session this semester that you can book onto via MyEd. Most sessions run for 1 hour and are held in the Main Library. These sessions are open to all students across the University. Sessions become available to book 1 month prior to being held.
The following sessions are available:
- Finding current news
- Finding historic newspapers
- Finding theses
- Managing a systematic literature review (this session is 1.5 hours)
- Study resources for literature reviews (this session is 2 hours)
- Your presentations – avoid the copyright trap
- Your references – get it right first time
For more information on what the sessions will cover, where and when the sessions will take place and how to book please see the IS Skills website.
While on the IS Skills website why not take a look around the wide range of training courses available to students and staff at the University.