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Key Academic & Digital Information Skills Framework

A guide for academic staff

How to support your students to achieve these skills

The library can create bespoke, tailor made sessions, at an appropriate level, to flexibly meet your students' needs, and match the requirements of your subject, module and time available.

Formats include lectures, workshops (both online and in-person) and pre-recorded material, with interactive elements included as required.

Please contact the relevant individual or team to discuss your requirements.

ASLs can offer sessions on the following: 

  • Introduction to the Library
  • Academic resources
  • Creating effective searches
  • Finding information
  • Database searching
  • Evaluating information
  • Plagiarism
  • Referencing
  • Reference management software
  • Literature review
  • Systematic review
  • Getting organised & avoiding procrastination
  • Good academic practice

Writing Development can offer sessions on:

  • Essay writing
  • Report writing
  • Literature reviews
  • Reflective writing
  • Building academic arguments
  • Posters
  • Editing and proof-reading
  • Reading and note making
  • Exam prep, revision & de-stress

MASH can offer sessions on: