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Answered By: Library Help
Last Updated: Sep 08, 2020     Views: 49

There are two teams in Library and Learning Services who are able to help you with your academic work, the Academic Librarians and the Learning Development team. See which team would suit you better and you can make a tutorial appointment with either team in the appointment system. There is a help page if you are meeting with the Librarian or Learning Development tutor online.

Both Academic Librarians and Learning Development tutors can help with Referencing

Academic Librarians can help with:

  • Finding information
  • Using Nelson Search Techniques
  • Google Scholar Searching for literature
  • Evaluating sources
  • Using subject databases
  • Exploring keywords
  • Recording your search 

Learning Development can help with:

  • Academic Writing
  • Critical thinking
  • Reflective writing
  • Assignment structure
  • Time Management
  • Presentation skills
  • Exam and revision advice
  • Dissertation advice
  • Report writing

Maths and Stats tutors can help with:

  • Numeracy
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • SPSS
  • Data Analysis