Information skills

Get advice, guidance and training on how to use the library systems and resources

The library’s new information skills librarian is starting soon. See below for the types of training and support available. To request a training session, please email the information skills librarian.

Information skills training sessions

How training can help you

“Referencing training has made me more confident in my assignments. It helped me understand some of the nuances of referencing. An invaluable help.​ ​”
Doctoral student

Literature searching videos

The library has produced a series of videos to help you with basic and advanced literature searching.

Citing and referencing help

Videos to help with citing and referencing, including using EndNote Web, are available on our citing and referencing page.

Moodle information skills page

Tavistock and Portman students and staff can find downloads and links to a huge range of support material on Moodle. Go to our information skills Moodle page and enrol yourself by clicking the ‘Enrol Me’ button.

Study skills books and ebooks

Library books and ebooks to help you make the most of your studies, including help with essay writing, managing a research project and preparing for a viva.

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