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Digital skills training

On this page you'll find information about our digital skills training events, as well as links to other training offered by the Library & IT Services...

Forthcoming training sessions

Digital skills training

We run a number of digital skills training sessions each term.
Our digital skills 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). If a session you're interested in is full, sign up onto the waiting list - if we have enough interest in a session we may repeat it. You'll also find copies of our slides throughout the Skills Guides.

Next digital skills sessions:

Note - What with one thing and another, the following sessions will no-longer be taking part in the advertised locations. We're leaving booking open for now pending decisions on alternate methods of delivery.

Show details & booking for all sessions

Other sessions:

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

Training sessions for postgraduate research students and staff

The Library's Research Support Team offer training to postgraduate research students and staff through the Research Excellence Training programme.

To book a session go to the: LMS - Staff or SkillsForge - Research Postgraduates (login required)

Digital skills training
Digital Wednesdays

Digital Wednesdays are a range of sessions on various themes outside of our core selection of training. They may have a specialist focus, or they may just be plain out there! The only essential is that they're on a topic that's remotely digital.

Digital Wednesdays: Web development

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IT Training - Web Authorship Courses

Spring Term 2020

Stretching from week 5 to week 10 of the spring term, this series of linked courses takes the would-be Web Author from the very simplest of static web page design with no use of HTML or other mark-up languages right through to interactive features using JavaScript.

Travel back 20 years

The best way to learn how to build webpages is to go back to the beginning. And that's just what we'll do. The first time we ran a course like this was back in the year 2000.

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Take a look at our training calendar for more details.

Where to find us

Most of our sessions take place in either...

  • LFA/144, on the first floor of the Fairhurst Building within the Library

  • LFA/204-5, on the second floor of the Fairhurst Building within the Library


Our core sessions

We have a broad range of content as part of our digital skills training programme, but each term we aim to include the following eight core sessions:

Follow the links above for more help on the topic and to see if any forthcoming sessions have been scheduled.

You'll also find copies of all our slides and teaching materials on our sessions page.

Digital Wednesdays