Throughout the academic year, the Library holds various training and support events. All of these are advertised on the Library's event calendar below. Some of the regular events are:
Click on an event in the calendar below to find out more about the event topic, time, location, and registration details.
Find the Powerpoint slides for each workshop here, plus supplementary learning materials.
LinkedIn Learning (used to be lynda.com) 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.
Text-books are very useful in learning new skills and processes. Books with the title of Study Skills, Literature Review and Evidence Based Practice can help developing information and research skills. Here is a couple of recommendations from your Librarian.
Please Sign in VLE (Moodle) and refresh this page to see the list of videos.
Digital Skills Centre provides training to improve your Digital Skills in the use of multimedia and various software.
For further information, one-to-one appointments, and to see Digital Skills events calendar go to Digital Skills Centre page.
Student IT Support provides technical support for the technologies used in the university. If you need help with:
visit Student IT Support LibGuide.
Please see our page for Students with Disabilities to find out more about Library's Disability and Dyslexia Support including;
1:1 appointments are currently online only. (We will also be offering face to face 1:1 appointments soon)
We are using MS Teams to meet online, this application enables us to make voice calls, video calls and screen sharing. Please book your session here as usual and make sure that you are registering with your LSBU Email address. To use MS Teams, all you will need is a computer, reliable internet connection and quiet space at the time of your appointment. After your registration, we will be sending you further instructions to help you get on to MS Teams.
These sessions are 30 minutes and we can offer advice with:
Database Searching e.g. Journal articles
If you are unable to make any of the available slots, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can see if we can accommodate you.