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We're here to help

The library is here to help you throughout your time at Staffordshire University. We can help you with starting your research, using our resources, writing essays, referencing, time management, using software and so much more. 

Use our Subject guides and Study Skills guides for guidance on research and study skills, and visit the Digital Services pages to support your digital needs.

During staffed hours there are members of staff available at our Customer Services Desks and Skills Space in all our Libraries.

Speak to someone from the Library 24/7:

  • Thompson, Stoke:  01782 295770
  • Blackheath Lane, Stafford:  01785 353236
  • Shrewsbury:  01743 492512

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Make an appointment to see an Academic Skills tutor 

Academic Skills Support

The Academic Skills team can help you develop techniques to learn effectively, produce your assignments and improve your work to reach your full potential. Academic Skills are essential for success at university and our guides, workshops and one-to-one support are designed to help you become an efficient, independent learner. The team has the expertise to make a positive difference to your learning. 

We offer:

  • Online guides and resources for specific subject areas or academic skills topics
  • Taught workshops
  • One-to-one appointments in person or via Skype by arrangement 

Find out more about the team which is comprised of Subject Librarians, Study Skills Tutors and Digital Capabilities experts:

Study Skills Tutors can help you with: academic writing, effective reading, planning your work, numeracy and time management.

Subject Librarians can help you with: locating resources - books, eBooks, eJournals, online databases, finding quality webpages and referencing.

Digital capabilities experts can help you with: using Microsoft Office effectively, creating long documents in Word, using PowerPoint for presentations or academic posters, using Qualtrics survey software. 

Academic Skills support: