Want to develop your skills to help with your studies?
The University of York has a series of online resources and tutorials, one-off workshop sessions, courses and one-to-one support opportunities available to you in the course of your studies.
They cover a wider range of skills including: skills for academic study, IT skills, Maths and numeracy and language skills.
Interested? Find out more by visiting the Study Skills website.
Mailing lists can be an excellent way of sharing ideas and information with others working in your research area, as well as finding out about relevant conferences and other events.
JISCMail hosts a large number of academic groups specifically related to education. You will need to sign up to the site and to individual groups.
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:
Choosing sources, breaking down a search, combining search terms, and evaluating what you find.
Reference management, spreadsheets, Google Apps, and social media.
The Writing & Language Skills Centre, located in LFA/102 on the first floor of the Harry Fairhurst Building, is a free service open to all undergraduate and taught masters students interested in discussing and developing their academic writing.
Royal Literary Fund Fellows are also available to provide writing support.
The University supports Endnote, Endnote Web and Paperpile for managing references. It runs workshops on Endnote. Endnote can be used with Microsoft Word, Paperpile can only be used with Google Documents. See the calendar below for Endnote sessions. (PhD students can access training through Skills Forge).
More information is available on the library webpages for Organising your references?
There are other referencing management tools including: