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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 September, October and November 2017.

All sessions will take place on Wednesday afternoons in room CU334 or CU413 in the Library.

Skills Boost session timetable
Date Session Start time End time Location
20 September Finding books: SUPrimo and reading lists 12:15 12:45 CU 413
20 September Finding books: SUPrimo and reading lists 13:15 13:45 CU 413
27 September Finding books: SUPrimo and reading lists 12:15 12:45 CU 413
27 September Finding books: SUPrimo and reading lists 13:15 13:45 CU 413
4 October Literature searching: how to find and use databases 12:15 12:45 CU 413
4 October Literature searching: how to find and use databases 13:15 13:45 CU 413
11 October Google and Google Scholar: how to get the best results 12:15 12:45 CU 334
11 October Google and Google Scholar: how to get the best results 13:15 13:45 CU 334
18 October Referencing and plagiarism: how you should reference 12:15 12:45 CU 413
18 October Referencing and plagiarism: how you should reference 13:15 13:45 CU 413
25 October Cyber Security drop-in 12:15 12:45 CU 413 
25 October Cyber Security drop-in 13:15 13:45 CU 413
1 November Copy Right! Don't copy wrong 12:15 12:45 CU 413
1 November Copy Right! Don't copy wrong 13:15 13:45 CU 413
8 November Google and Google Scholar: how to get the best results 12:15 12:45 CU 334
8 November Google and Google Scholar: how to get the best results 13:15 13:45 CU 334

 

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.