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Havering Library: Training



For advice covering a range of IT queries such as:

For advice covering a range of research queries such as:

Using Microsoft Office

Helping you find relevant information

Moodle and Turnitin

Using databases effectively

Creating Posters and Presentations

Guiding you how to Reference properly

Microsoft Office Specialist

Supporting you in using Referencing Management Software (Refworks)

IT Troubleshooting Support

Social media - Privacy settings and using it in a Professional Capacity

Ross is based at Havering Campus full time and he oversees the running of Havering Library.

  • Teaches the Moodle Inductions 

  • Offers one-to-one support 

  • Has drop-in sessions

  • Involved with our popular Assignment Surgeries.

Ross will also be overseeing the pre-reg nurses iPad allocation and offering training sessions on how to use them.

Ross runs Information Sessions (on request) for students interested in achieving Microsoft Office Specialist certification (further details below).

The best way to contact Ross is to ask at the Help Desk or email him at the address above.

Bayram Sari is our Information Skills Librarian and he works at the Havering campus part-time, usually on Mondays and Thursdays.

He offers one-to-one support in 30 minute bookable appointments using the form below.

The best way to contact Bayram is to ask at the Help Desk or email him at:

GCF Global



GCF Global (previously known as GCF LearnFree) is a rich repository of text, image and video tutorials for a range of digital skills.  Please click on the icons below to access tutorials on the following topics:

Excel 2016

Word 2016
PowerPoint 2016

Access 2016

Email Basics

Internet Safety

Windows 10

Alternatively you can view the introductory video below for general information about the website and its services. 

Please note:  This is an external resource not linked to London South Bank University.


Microsoft Office Specialist at Havering

If you are based at Havering and wish to attend an information session explaining the Microsoft Office Specialist package including a demonstration of the online interface that you will be using to undertake this training you can contact Ross Butler on the email below:

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Please include a date and time you would like to attend. After this session we can enrol you onto the Microsoft Office Specialist course

Please note that all our exams for this qualification will take place at our Southwark site.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this self-taught training package please contact Ross.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly


LinkedIn Learning (used to be is an American website offering video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. It is a subsidiary of LinkedIn.

There is something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a complete training course or a quick answer on how to do something (for example, in Excel or on Twitter), there are over 4000 courses and over 150,000 tutorials with new releases every week.

As LinkedIn Learning is an online resource, it can be used via almost any device with internet access. Videos can also be downloaded for viewing offline at your convenience.

Online Booking at Havering

You can book a one to one appointment of up to 30 minutes with an Librarian:

  • At Library Help Desk
  • Online through the link above.

You can book up to 2 weeks in advance.

NB: Are you due to have a Library Training Session as part of a module?

Please wait until after this session before booking an appointment.

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Skills for Learning Link

If you need help with:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Notetaking 
  • Literature Reviews 
  • Reflective Writing 
  • Maths 
  • Statistics,
  • Drug Calculations

...and much more, click on the image below to take you to Skills for Learning webpages. 

Perry Library

250 Southwark Bridge Road

London, SE1 6NJ

020 7815 6607

Student IT Support

1 West Helpdesk

Perry Library, Southwark Campus

020 7815 6678

Digital Skills Centre

The LSBU Business School,

 Borough Road, Southwark Campus

020 7815 6610

Havering Library

Goldcrest Way, Harold Wood

London, RM3 0BE

020 7815 5982