Information about InfoSkills at MMU Library.

Information and research skills

InfoSkills is Library Services' information literacy training programme

Self-sufficiency and effectiveness in locating, evaluating and employing good quality research information is an important life and career skill.

Workshop information

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

EndNote Web: taking the pain out of organising your references

MMU Harvard Referencing

Going beyond Google: finding academic information for your assignments

Preparing for your research project/dissertation: searching for articles and research papers effectively

Social media for work not play: how to manage your digital identity

Researching commercial companies for applications and interviews

Workshop calendar

InfoSkills online tutorial

PC icon The tutorial covers:

  • Planning your search
  • Accessing resources that provide reliable information for your academic work
  • Evaluating the information you find online
  • Organising information
  • Communicating information

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Library videos

Watching video on a tablet 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.

Study skills support

The online resource Study Skills Online is available covering many aspects of study skills, including:

  • Group work
  • Time management
  • Learning at University
  • Writing skills