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Library and Academic Skills Workshops

About our online workshops

Library and Academic Skills Workshops

The Library and Academic Skills workshop programme will be back in September 2024! 
In the meantime, explore the range of workshops (via the Overview of our workshops button on the left), where there are videos of the basic content for many of the topics. 

We look forward to seeing you in September!

The Library and Academic Skills team offers a series of online workshops. All sessions run online using Microsoft Teams and will run throughout the academic year.

There are basic workshops (aimed at beginners at any level) and advanced (aimed at students at Level 5 and above).

Browse and book the workshops you want to attend here. Select 'Overview of our workshops' on the left-hand menu to find the workshops you would like to attend.

The workshops currently available are:

Basic Advanced
Tackling an assignment Critical writing
Library Search: basic Reflective writing
Academic reading Library Search: advanced
Academic writing Managing longer documents in Word
Referencing basics Doing a literature review
Online training and support Planning your final year project
Numeracy Planning your search strategy
Using the 'Study Smarter with Technology' guide Using Refworks
Planning and time management Database Demos 
Acting on feedback Introduction to Systematic Review 
Coping with exams Postgraduate Welcome Workshop
Introduction to Blackboard
AI, ChatGPT and Academia

During the workshops you will have the opportunity to ask quick questions and share experiences and tips with other
students as well as receive guidance from the Academic Librarian and Skills Tutor. 

Find out more about each workshop, and resources to support you, on the 2023 online workshop pages.