Library Live is our programme of online training events to help students develop the skills they need. These short online sessions will cover topics including using Summon, APA 7th referencing, literature searching, and more.
Please see below for upcoming dates and booking forms, and view the tabs along the top of this page for session recordings and resources.
All sessions are held on Microsoft Teams. For one-to-one help or support, please contact us using the details below.
Please see sessions and dates below, and follow the links to register. Please register using your University email address. You will need to be logged into your University of Huddersfield Office365 account to access the registration forms.
To view recordings of previous sessions, click the tabs along the top of this guide.
Getting started with searching
Date: Tuesday 10th October 2023
This session will help you get the most out of Summon, the library search engine and Google Scholar. It will cover the tips and tricks to finding the best information for your assignments.
Getting started with academic reading
Date: Monday 30th October 2023
In this session, we will take you through tips and techniques to help you read academic texts, such as books and journal articles. We will also show you some tools that can make reading on screen easier and more accessible.
APA 7th for beginners
Date: Monday 13th November 2023
This session is an introduction to APA 7th, the University of Huddersfield's official referencing style. There will be an explanation of how to reference and cite using the style. There will be time for your questions which you can submit in advance on the registration form or ask on the day.
Managing your references
Date: Thursday 23rd November 2023
This session will introduce techniques for keeping our references organised, including software that can create automatic references for you. The software we will focus on during this session will be RefWorks and Mendeley.
Date: Wednesday 6th December
Learn how to conduct an advanced search using the library databases. This skill allows you to build comprehensive searches to find the best available information. It will cover how to use Boolean Operators and advanced search feature. This session will be extremely useful for anyone conducting a literature review or a research project.
If you would like to be notified when new events are scheduled, please complete this online form.