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Get the most out of the Library’s digital resources and develop your research skills and critical thinking through our workshops and webinars, online tutorials, videos and guides, and in-course teaching.

Developing your research skills

                understanding icon            Online tutorial - How to read a journal article

                Questioning icon            Online tutorial - Fake news game

                Questioning icon            Workshop - Questioning and evaluating information

                Questioning icon            Online tutorial - Evaluating information and critical thinking

Explore further tutorials, videos and workshops through the University Library’s Research Skills and Critical Thinking Hub to improve your skills in discovering, understanding, questioning, referencing, creating, and disseminating information.

Remember to review and record your skills development in your mySkills portfolio.

Information for postgraduate research students

Doctoral students have access to a wide range of specialist support, including expert guidance and training on literature searching, bibliometrics, reference management, research data management, author rights, use of third party materials and open access publishing. See the Student Researcher webpages for full details.