Assistance and Training for all University Library users
Our training options include:
Orientation sessions for students
30 minute introduction to the Library for new students. The sessions cover searching the catalogue, borrowing, using the Reserve collection, and where to get help. These sessions are usually run in Orientation Week and the first two weeks of semesters. They are also available year round for new groups of international students, and other groups by request.
Multi-session programs for academic staff, researchers and post-graduate students
Develop or refresh your skills in using the Library's electronic resources in three sessions, each of 2 hours. Enrol in any or all of the following sessions.
Overview - choosing a database, search strategies, and electronic journals.
Current Contents and Web of Science - citation databases, saving search strategies and setting up alerts.
Introduction to EndNote -saving and using bibliographic references Make a booking
Subject specific sessions for student groups
Custom-designed training which will improve undergraduate or honours students' information skills and their familiarity with Library resources in a particular subject area. Sessions usually:
are designed in close consultation with academic staff
have a hands-on component for participants
focus on using the catalogue, databases and e-journals
can be centred round a current assignment topic to maximize learning
Sessions can be run in the Library's Education Room or Elearning Lab, or in a Faculty or School's own computer lab. They are best held a few weeks into the start of a Semester.
Lecturers should contact their School's Liaison Librarian to make a booking.
Morris Miller Library staff are happy to provide personal one-to-one assistance at a time that suits your schedule. Please contact the Library if you'd like an individual session.
New staff Library introductions
If you're a new member of staff, we'll be pleased to give you an overview and personal tour of the library. Contact your School's Liaison Librarian . Current staff - please tell any new colleagues about this service.