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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.

Academic Support Librarians offer a range of face to face training session throughout the year.  Here are some of the topics offered either in a classroom or online. These can be booked via MyEd events - Library Bitesize booking. 

  • How to use the Library (delivered at the Main Library)
  • How to use the Library (delivered at King's Buildings)
  • Top tips for Finding Academic Literature
  • How To Reference and Avoid Plagiarism
  • Fake News vs Real News: Discovering News Sources
  • Managing References with Mendeley
  • 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 is 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.

Your Academic Support Librarian