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Information skills support

Discover how to find, evaluate and manage information through our online training events and resources.


What are information skills?

Information skills are important for your studies, research and life after university. Developing these skills will help you to find, assess and use information in the most effective way.  

  • Finding resources for your assignments and research
  • Using databases
  • Evaluating information to assess relevance, quality and reliability
  • Searching for evidence for a systematic review
  • Referencing and using EndNote

Learning resources

Your subject guide

Discover the key resources for your subject area from books and journals to subject databases and specialist information


Information skills

Our collection of online resources introduces you to a wide range of information skills. Work through them at your own pace and revisit them anytime.


Using EndNote

Find out how to use EndNote to manage your references. 

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Webinars and one-to-one appointments

Join our weekly themed webinars for an insight into different the different areas of information skills or request a one-to-one appointment to delve further into a specific question.

Upcoming sessions

Study Chat: Unpacking journal articles

Join the Student Academic Skills team to explore what a?journal?article is and why they seem to matter so much at University
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Support for teaching

Request a tailored information skills session for your students or embed our asynchronous resources in your modules to support coursework and assignments.

To find out more visit Support for teaching.

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