Library support available to Postgraduate Taught course students in Loughborough and London

Guide to information resources for international students and UK students wishing to study and work abroad - includes e-journal sources, Internet web sites for international study

Get the Know-How: skills to succeed is here to provide you with supporting material for all the Academic skills workshops offered by the Library.

This is a 'self-enrolment' module.

If you haven't already enrolled, clicking the link to this module will initiate the enrol process.

Once enrolled you will have access to the course activities and the module will be listed in your My Modules list.

You can un-enrol at any time via a link on the module page.

 

In this module you will learn how to make effective use of the Library and its resources in order to find the materials that you need for your work.

This module will give you a good understanding of the various sources and when to use them, can save you a lot of time as well as helping you to find the right information to help you complete your course.
These plagiarism and citation resources have been developed to help you understand what is meant by plagiarism and to help you avoid getting into trouble for unintentionally using somebody else's work and making it look as if it were your own.
Interactive learning resource on plagiarism and referencing, developed by the University of Derby.
For you to find good quality information quickly and easily, you need to know how to analyse and decide what you are looking for. This is often known as formulating a search strategy or undertaking a literature search.

Until about ten years ago, the vast majority of academic information was published in print. Now more and more information is being published electronically. This information includes e-journals, e-books, web pages, weblogs and wikis. This module will give you guidance on where to go to find the best quality electronic information for your assignments.

You should evaluate all the information you find whether via an Internet search or given to you by your tutor. You have to decide if the information meets your needs and is of sound quality. This module will give you guidance on criteria to consider as part of your evaluation process.

This course focuses on Citation using the APA, Harvard and Numeric styles. There will be plenty of examples for students to follow.

This module will help you to develop your writing skills, including formal emails, essays and reports.

Referencing software enables you to create a personal database of bibliographic references which can then be automatically formatted for use in a bibliography.

 

Guide to information resources for ergonomics - includes examples of searches on Library Catalogue Plus, other subject databases and e-journal sources, Internet web sites for ergonomics and citation assistance.

 

LBA501. These pages will  help you learn how to make effective use of the Library and its resources, in order to find the materials that you need for your work.

LBA503. These pages will  help you learn how to make effective use of the Library and its resources, in order to find the materials that you need for your work.

Patents are important sources of technical information. Find out more about what they contain and how to search for them.

Use this module to get all the information you need about psychology - books, journals, software packages and the Internet!

A guide to standards from a variety of organisations including information on their availability in the Library.

This course covers finding UK and international official statistics
This module explains how to locate the main types of information for UK Law: Statutes, statutory instruments, cases and journal articles.