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Skills Guides


Digital Wednesdays

Every Wednesday afternoon during term time.

Forthcoming training sessions

We run a number of training sessions each term. The training sessions are open to all members of the University.

To book onto a session, follow its link below (you'll need to log in to the booking system).

Next sessions:

We also run a number of specialised training sessions for staff and research postgraduates:

IT Essentials training materials

The materials and sites below are used in our training sessions but can also be used in their own right.

Creating documents (click to reveal)

Text documents in Word and Google Docs...

Working with data (click to reveal)

Spreadsheets and databases...

Presentations and posters (click to reveal)

Presentation software, design tips, and using PowerPoint for making posters...

Managing references (click to reveal)

Using EndNote and Paperpile...

Google Apps (click to reveal)

A look at the Google Apps for Education suite...

Interactive tutorials

The tabs at the top of this page will direct you to digital skills help and tutorials on a range of topics, including interactive tutorials like the ones listed below:

Searching for and evaluating academic literature (click to reveal)

Choosing sources, breaking down a search, combining search terms, and evaluating what you find.

Software skills (click to reveal)

Reference management, spreadsheets, Google Apps, and social media.