Training provided by the Library

The library offers a range of face to face training, tailored to your needs. We also have available online training program, the Library skills toolkit. This is an interactive guide to the research process, including a number of quizzes. You can access the toolkit here.


Face to face training

For students

Library staff can provide short on-the-spot training, or more detailed training by arrangement, in the following topics:

  • using the Library catalogue
  • using databases
  • using StudentWeb
  • Internet searching
  • using Microsoft Office programs
  • the research process
  • using Library equipment

For classes

Teachers can organise training for their classes in a variety of topics. Sessions can be tailored to meet the needs of individual class groups, subjects and assignments. Talk to any Library staff member about sessions in the following:

  • Library tour (fifteen minutes)
  • Library resources: tour, catalogue, databases and referencing (one hour)
  • Research process: information literacy, referencing, catalogue, databases and Internet searching (up to three hours depending upon requirements).

For staff

Library staff can train teachers and support staff in a variety of topics. Training can be provided one-on-one or to staff in a teaching centre. Enquire about the following:

  • using the Library catalogue
  • using databases and e-books
  • Internet searching
  • individual guidance on research projects
  • using Library equipment
Last modified: Friday, 12 June 2020, 2:24 PM