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Workshops and training

A wide range of courses are available throughout the year delivered either in a classroom or online. These include finding library resources for your studies, referencing, and reference management tools.

Librarians offer a range of online and face-to-face training sessions throughout the year.  Here are some of the topics offered.
These can be booked via MyEd Training and Events: Library Bitesize

  • How to use the Library 
  • Top tips for Finding Academic Literature
  • How To Reference and Avoid Plagiarism
  • Discovering News Sources
  • Managing References with Zotero
  • Managing References with Endnote
  • Centre for Research Collections - Introduction
  • Digital Primary Sources
  • Web of Science
  • Discovering China Information Resources
  • Copyright - Introduction and Guidance
  • How to Find Patents & Technical Standards

Guidance and training are also available from:

Institute for Academic Development (IAD) for academic and study skills.

Digital Skills and Training for digital, information literacy and IT skills delivered in a classroom or online at a convenient time for you. 

LinkedIn Learning is an online skills development service offering an extensive library of high-quality video tutorials in digital, technology, creative, and business skills.