Resources and Tools to help learners’ studies
Information Services provide – and support – a wide range to learning resources and tools to help you study effectively and develop the skills you need to succeed.
Academic Skills Know-how
Academic Skills are all about helping you become a more effective learner and developing the research and study skills that will help you now and in the future.
Developing good academic skills will help you achieve the academic success that reflects your full potential. Most of the skills you will develop during your studies are transferable to future careers, so can help you even after you have completed the current level of study.
We have identified a host of key areas where you will need to develop and refine your academic skills and to help you in this the Academic Skills Know-how team provide support in a variety of ways to suit different needs.
eResources – Online Library Resources
Many Library resources are now available electronically and can be access via the web. You can get the information you want, when you need it, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our electronic resource collections offer a wide range of different types of information held in searchable online databases, electronic journals and ebooks. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can also access eResources.
Types of eResource
The main types of eResources are:
Electronal issues of journals and articles
Electronic versions of printed books
- Online Databases
Electronic abstracts/indexes where you can search for journal articles and material on a particular topic. Some provide access to complete journal articles (full text versions).
There is a wide variety of library resources and learning support tools available to help you with the research for your assignments.
Academic Skills Documents and Guides
We have documents available on a wide range of topics to help you develop the essential academic skills you need to succeed.