The Library Services Team can provide you and your students with tailored subject-specific information and digital skills activities which can be delivered as stand-alone workshops, or embedded into modules.  Elements from different workshops can be mixed to provide the most appropriate and relevant input for students at a particular stage of a programme. We are happy to work with you to meet the needs of particular cohorts of students.

This is just a summary of the sessions we offer. For more information, see the catalogue below.

Orientation Information

Sessions include:

  • GettingStarted with IT and Library 
Digital skills
Sessions include:
  • Creating poster presentations
  • Working with data in Excel
  • Calculating data in Excel
  • Managing long documents in MS Word
  • Managing your digital footprint
Information Skills

Sessions include:

  • Making Google work for you
  • Finding and using subject specific information
  • Finding and using images in your coursework
  • Planning a literature search
  • Keeping up to date - current awareness and alerting services
  • Referencing and avoiding plagiarism - Harvard, APA and OSCOLA
  • RefWorks
  • Open access publishing
  • Intellectual property and copyright
  • Bibliometrics

Your students can also get help with any of these topics at the Library and IT drop-in sessions. During term, drop-ins are held in the IT Training Suite on level 2 of the Library: