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Library 101: what you need to know

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Here’s the top three things you should know about the Library at the beginning of semester:

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Our catalogue is your gateway to journal articles, databases and books

The Library catalogue contains thousands resources that you can browse 24/7 online. You’ll be required to research texts and read widely for your assignments, and the catalogue is the best way to get what you need. Most items can be accessed online so you don’t even need to come to campus.

We’re holding a bunch of workshops to help you search and start your assignments – come along if you can!

Our academic and study skills website UniSkills is ready when you need help

Covering assignment, study, digital and numeracy skills and packed full of interactive modules, UniSkills is a one-stop, easy to use, interactive platform to help you through your university journey. It includes five topics that will help you with your studies:

  • assignment skills
  • study skills
  • digital skills
  • numeracy skills
  • referencing

You can dip in as you need and revise study basics, or follow our guides start to finish for a complete experience. It’s worth a look!

Get in touch with the Library if you need help or have questions

If you need help using Library services or are not sure where to start with our academic support services, please get in touch! We’d love to help you get the resources and skills you need to complete your studies.

We’re available to answer your queries via phone and our online.