Our workshops page has links to recordings of our previous workshops, as well as short recordings to help support your learning. You will need to log in to Panopto to view any of these recordings.
It is updated regularly and currently includes sessions on using the library in your studies, e-books and searching for information.
If you are looking for a brief guide on how to use the library and our collections, both on campus and off campus, please see our Video Tutorials.
However long you've been at Newman, we all need some refreshers about what the library service can offer.
For students new to Newman
Can't come into the library? Find out how to search the library catalogue for e-books to read anywhere.
Find out about how and when to use journals, databases, Google and preparing for your dissertation in this series of videos.
Along with our referencing guide these videos will guide you through everything you need to know about Harvard referencing and RefWorks software.
We want you to get the most out of the Library’s resources and services, so we provide live tutorials and workshops for students throughout the year:
You can book a one-to-one support tutorial with an Academic Support Librarian to get help using the Library, working on your assignment, advice on searching databases or on how to reference – book a slot here.
You can book a tutorial any time throughout the year.
Our live workshops usually start towards the middle of the first semester (end of October). and run throughout the year. You can check the details of forthcoming sessions and sign up for them through our online booking system. Our workshops and clinics cover topics such as:
Referencing - this will be an introduction to the key concepts of referencing and you will have a chance to ask questions
Finding information for assignments - this will help you find academic-standard information: from books to journals and websites
Using the virtual library - this will show you how to find and use online library resources including books and journals
Understanding legal sources - this is a session for non-law students who need to understand UK legislation and case law
Dissertation drop-in sessions - no need to book, come and ask an ASL about any research, information or referencing queries you have
Student Support also run a number of sessions to help with your academic writing and other skills. You can find more detail and dates for these workshops at the Learning Development workshop Moodle page. These are not run by the library so if you have any questions about the Learning Development sessions please email them.
We run live workshops throughout the year to support you with using the Library and developing your Information Literacy and referencing skills.
Sessions usually run face-to-face and on Zoom at the same time, and you will have the benefit of a trained Librarian on-hand to help you and answer your questions.
We offer 30-minute appointments, either face-to-face or over Zoom, to give you one-to-one support with using Library information sources, finding resources for your assignment, research skills and referencing.
All of our Academic Service Librarians have the expertise to help you; however, if you are studying at level 6 (3rd year undergraduate level) and above, you may wish to book with the Librarian who supports your subject.
They will be more familiar with the specialist sources of information in that area, as well as the learning outcomes for your programme.
You can find out who your programme's Academic Service Librarian is, and book an appointment with them directly, by visiting your course's subject guide.