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Mentoring and Practice Education in Health and Social Care: Getting Started

Welcome


mentoringThis Libguide provides access to subject resources for Mentoring and Practice Education in Health and Social Care. This includes our subscribed databases and web resources, where you can find information for your research and assignments. You will also find support and guidance to improve your skills in searching and referencing resources in your field. 

Information Resources


Open booksThere are many information resources you might find helpful, depending on your needs and what stage you are at with your learning or research.

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Anatomy Resources

Knowledge of anatomy is essential across all courses in Health and Social Care. In the library, there are plenty of resources to learn about human anatomy: 

  • Online interactive learning tools 
  • Anatomical models and skeletons 
  • Books 

Go to Anatomy Resources page to find out more. 

Referencing

  • Get tips and practice using LSBU Harvard Referencing. 
  • Look up how to reference a particular source using the LSBU Harvard Referencing Guide.
  • Sign up for Refworks to generate references automatically.

Go to Referencing page for more information.

Training and Support


students and a trainer discussing There are plenty of training and support opportunities in the library.

We offer drop-in sessions and practical workshops covering: 

  • Literature Searching 
  • Referencing 
  • Using Refworks 
  • Beginning your research  

To sign up, go to our full event calendar on the Training and Support page. 

Book a 1-2-1 appointment with a Librarian

Get 1-2-1 help with your research!

In addition to the teaching we do as part of your degree programme and our open workshop training programme, we also offer 1-2-1 or small group appointments with our specialist Information Skills Librarians.


What are 1-2-1 appointments for?

They are a space to receive tailored advice and support that is specific to your assignment or topic area. The librarians can help you think about key words or concepts for searching, building a search strategy, using specific databases and referencing your sources.


How long is an appointment?

Appointments are limited to 30 minutes. To ensure equality of access to all users, please do not book multiple appointments on the same day. 


How do I book?

Click the button to view our appointment calendars - we offer virtual/online appointments via Microsoft Teams and face-to-face appointments in our libraries (currently available at the Perry Library only - availability for Havering and Croydon will be added soon!) You will need to select the calendar/location from the drop down list to see the appointment availability. 


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Reading Lists Online


To find your reading lists for your modules go to one of your module pages on VLE (Moodle) and look for the following box on the right-hand side. 

 

reading list box in moodle

 

Alternatively, you can go straight to the Reading Lists Online 

From here you can search for a module name, a module code, a keyword, or an academic.