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Lecture Capture: Time travel for students

Hints and tips on using Lecture Capture to effectively support your studies.

From  Malcolm Roberts on September 26th, 2019 0 likes 20 plays 0  

How to create a Google Site

Last reviewed: November 2019 Review due: Summer 2020 Google Sites is an online tool for creating simple websites that doesn’t require technical skills. Watch this video to learn the basics…

From  Vicky Grant on July 23rd, 2019 0 likes 198 plays 0  

Discovering Open Access Academic Sources

Last reviewed: May 2019 Review due: Summer 2020 Watch this video to learn how to discover openly accessible academic sources. This resource is aimed at FE students. Video [03:35]: Planning a…

From  Vicky Grant on July 15th, 2019 0 likes 100 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 8 - Filter out unnecessary noise

In this short series of podcasts I want to help you be more productive with your writing and help you get things done. In this episode want to explore the importance of filters and intrusion…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 5 - How to eat a frog

Welcome to episode five of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 4 - A technology approach to dealing with information overload

Welcome to episode four of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 3 - An organic approach to dealing with information overload and digital distraction

Welcome to episode three of how to beat digital distraction and write more, I’m Andy Tattersall and I’m Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research at The…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 1 - Introduction and get better at taking notes

In this very short series of podcasts I’m going to hopefully give you a few tips on how to deal with that modern day problem of digital distraction and help you write a bit more. In the…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

How to Beat Digital Distraction

In this podcast I’m going to hopefully give you a few tips on how to deal with that modern day problem of information overload and digital distraction. In the academic world it is very easy to…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 20th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Information and Digital Literacy Workshops

Looking for quality, relevant information for your assignment?Would you like to learn more about avoiding plagiarism and how to reference correctly?Or maybe you want to stand out from the crowd and…

From  Vicky Grant on January 30th, 2019 0 likes 44 plays 0  

One Card to Rule Them All

Lost your precious? New Ucards are available from SSiD on Level 3 of the Students' Union.

From  Malcolm Roberts on September 21st, 2018 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Using StarPlus - University Library discovery

Last reviewed: October 2019 Review due: Summer 2020StarPlus is the University Library's discovery system. Use StarPlus to check whether the Library holds a specific item or to discover…

From  Vicky Grant on September 11th, 2018 2 likes 4,400 plays 0  

Using Sensus Access

Last reviewed: November 2019 Review due: Summer 2020Sensus Access software is available for anyone with a print based disability, including students with dyslexia or a visual impairment. Watch…

From  Vicky Grant on August 2nd, 2018 0 likes 242 plays 0  

Using ebooks effectively (4/5): Accessibility tools

Last reviewed: November 2019 Review due: Summer 2020Learn how to enhance the accessibility of eBooks when using the University Library's three major suppliers: Proquest Ebook Central,…

From  Vicky Grant on August 2nd, 2018 0 likes 163 plays 0  

Using British Education Index

Last reviewed: October 2019 Review due: Summer 2020British Education Index is a search database for research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK. It covers all aspects of…

From  Vicky Grant on July 9th, 2018 0 likes 75 plays 0  

Using ASSIA

ASSIA (Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts) is a search database for health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Use ASSIA to discover…

From  Vicky Grant on July 9th, 2018 0 likes 133 plays 0