Self-sufficiency and effectiveness in locating, evaluating and employing good quality research information is an important life and career skill.
Manchester Metropolitan University Library's InfoSkills run workshops to help your studies throughout the year. You can find more information on the workshops below, and you can find upcoming dates on our Eventbrite page or in the calendar on this page.
Please contact your librarian if you would like information on bespoke sessions
Not only does EndNote order and organise the references that you use during your academic life, but it can take the pain out of referencing by inserting citations and references in the exact way your tutor has requested. So if you forget where your italics and fullstops go, learning EndNote can take the pain out of your reference list.
Make sorting out your references easier with this introduction to the MMU's Harvard style. We'll show you how to reference the most common type of material as well as giving you guidance on tackling those trickier references you discover for your work.
Struggling to find relevant academic information for your assignments? Google can be a useful starting point but it can be hard to find good quality academic writing using a general search engine. This hands on workshop will show you how to use Library Search to get straight to the research you need.
Time to crack on with your research project or dissertation and don’t know where to start? This hands on session will help you to plan your searches and use time saving search techniques to find the most relevant academic sources. Learn how to use subject specific databases to find high quality academic journals and research papers.
Showing a potential employer that you really understand them and their sector is an impressive way to stand out in the recruitment process. This practical session shows you how to use the variety of resource available within MMU to get the right information to impress your potential employer.
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Library staff have created a variety of videos to help you use our services.
These range from the Welcome video we offer to new users, to specific help with searching for information and how to use subject specific online databases to find journal articles.
The online resource Study Skills Online is available covering many aspects of study skills, including: