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Learning Development: Training and guidance

The Spotlight series provides short introductions to databases, software, referencing and academic writing.

The sessions last a maximum of 20 minutes. 

Spotlight on finding newspaper articles

If you struggle to find current newspaper reports, then this spotlight will help you. Using the key databases Factiva, LexisLibrary and the Financial Times, searching for newspapers will become a lot easier. 

Spotlight on journal orienteering

Spend 20 minutes learning to navigate between different points on the databases and the challenge is to know how to find your results in the quickest time possible using the best route.

Spotlight on saving your searches and creating alerts with MyEBSCOhost

Spotlight on exam preparation 1

This session will cover: 

  • Time management
  • Managing stress
  • Revision techniques

Spotlight on exam preparation 2

This session will cover:

  • Understanding the question
  • Planning
  • Writing

Spotlight on researching from home

Come and find out what resources are available when researching from home.