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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 early 2017-18. We'll add details to this page and on Twitter or Facebook at the beginning of the next academic year.


About the sessions

Google and Google Scholar

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

Literature searching

Go beyond books with this session on finding and using databases.

Referencing and plagiarism

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

Copy right! Don't copy wrong

Learn about use and re-use of content you find online.


Video guides

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