On this page you will find training materials and sources of support for your studies. In addition to using these resources you may wish to contact your Academic Liaison Librarian for one-to-one help. They are here to help you find and use information. They can...
Watch this short video for an introduction to the Library and our services and support for Physician Associates.
If you are unable to view this video on YouTube it is also available on YuJa - view the Library intro video on YuJa (University username and password required)
This series of three videos (available via the tabs in this box) cover:
You will need to login using your University email address and password to view the videos.
We also have the following generic guides to literature searching and searching databases:
Literature search plan template and example
Use the following documents to help you plan your literature search to make it as comprehensive as possible.
This video covers using Summon and Web of Science to find journal articles and the search techniques to use to create a comprehensive search
This video covers searching PubMed - basic, advanced and MeSH searching tips.
Got a question about the Library, finding information, referencing, literature searching or using EndNote/Mendeley?
Then come along to the Library drop-in.
When? Tuesdays 13:00-14:00 in term-time
Where? Harry Nursten Building Room 2-64 (the PC Lab at the back of the 2nd Floor)
If you would like to meet online please make an appointment at another time using the button in my contact box.
We have a range of videos designed to introduce you to the Library and show you how to use our resources.
The Study Advice Team offer study guides, workshops, individual advice sessions, and much more to make your studying more effective and successful. See the Study Advice webpages for more information, or pop in to make an appointment at the Study Advice and Maths Support Desk on the Ground Floor of the Library.
The Maths Support service provides guidance on maths, statistics, psychometric tests and much more. Find all their resources on the website:
Digital Technology Services
DTS provide advice with using computer software and hardware. For individual support pop in and ask at the IT Service Desk on the 1st Floor of the Library. For more information see their website.
If you need guidance on using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Access or PowerPoint try these online tutorials:
International Study and Language Institute (ISLI) - Academic English Programme
If you are an international student, the Academic English Programme offers courses and 1-1 support.