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Thirty-minute Skills Boost

Take your uni work to the next level with our 30-minute study skills sessions.


Our handy Skills Boost sessions help you get up and running with your University work.

Come to a session and we'll help equip you with the skills you need to conquer your assignments!

Our next Skills Boost sessions will take place in January, February and March 2018.

All sessions will take place on Wednesday afternoons in room CU334 or Seminar Room 4 in the Library.

Skills Boost session timetable
Date Session Start time End time Location
17 January Google and Google Scholar 12:15 12:45 CU 334
17 January Google and Google Scholar 13:15 13:45 CU 334
24 January Literature searching: how to find and use databases 12:15 12:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
24 January Literature searching: how to find and use databases 13:15 13:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
31 January Cyber Security  12:15 12:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
31 January Cyber Security 13:15 13:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
7 February Copy Right! Don't copy wrong 12:15 12:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
7 February Copy Right! Don't copy wrong 13:15 13:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
14 February Fake news 12:15 12:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
14 February Fake news 13:15 13:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
21 February Google and Google Scholar  12:15 12:45 CU 334
21 February Google and Google Scholar 13:15 13:45 CU 334
28 February Company information  12:15 12:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
28 February Historic newspapers  13:15 13:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
7 March Exam preparation study skills  12:15 12:45 Seminar Room 4, L4
7 March Exam preparation study skills   13:15 13:45 Seminar Room 4, L4

 

About the sessions

Copy right! Don't copy wrong

Is it OK to use stuff you find on the internet? Learn about use and re-use of online content in your assignments.

Finding books: SUPrimo and reading lists

We’ll show you how to take your reading list and find its contents in the Library.

Google and Google Scholar

Avoid the pitfalls and get the best results when using Google for academic work.

Literature searching: how to find and use databases

Understand our databases and how to use them in your research.

Referencing and plagiarism

We'll explain why you should reference, and show you how to do it without giving yourself a headache!

 

Video guides

Our quick video guides explain different Library and IT services available at Strathclyde.