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Library Information Skills Training for new students

A warm welcome to all our new students – we look forward to supporting in your studies this year!

There is a lot of information for new arrivals to take in during orientation week.  When you have had a chance to catch your breath, come along to the Library any time when we are open – all the staff here will be happy to help you with anything related to our study facilities, information resources and information skills training.

To make sure that you can hit the ground running, you should attend our information skills classes in weeks 1 and 2.  These classes are aimed at Masters level students, but anybody is welcome to attend.  The classes are:

Session1: Using the Library & finding items on your reading list

This class will give you an introduction to the Library, help you to understand your reading list, and find and access print and electronic material in the Library.

This class is offered twice a day from Monday 1 October – Friday 5 October, at 1:00pm-2:00pm and 5:30pm-6:30pm.

Session 2: Introduction to effective literature searching

This class provides an introduction to literature searching skills, helping you to search more effectively and efficiently.

This class is offered twice a day from Monday 8 October – Friday 12 October, at 1:00pm-2:00pm and 5:30pm-6:30pm.


All of the classes are held in the Barnard Room in the Library.

You only need to come to one session of each class, whenever is most convenient for you. Book your place online:

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