Digital and information literacy
Academic Support Librarians help students develop their digital and information literacy skills, including literature searching, avoiding plagiarism through appropriate citation and managing references.
These short, small group sessions cover key topics including using Google to find academic literature and referencing. See the full list of bookable courses on MyEd's Training and Event Booking page
We deliver weekly information literacy sessions during term-time covering a wide range of topics, including:
- How to use the Library (slides, Main Library)
- How to use the Library (slides, King's Buildings)
- How to reference and avoid plagiarism
- Discover the Library's digital primary sources
- Finding theses
- Fake news vs real news: discovering news sources
- Ten top tips for finding academic literature
- Using Google Scholar for finding academic literature
Sessions are held at the Main Library and the Murray Library, Kings Buildings and are bookable via MyEd.
Information Literacy sessions for Schools and Colleges
Academic Support Librarians work closely with their Schools and Colleges to deliver bespoke information literacy support and teaching as part of timetabled academic programmes. Information literacy course content is aligned to course learning outcomes, and references course materials.