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Workshop: Using eBooks as a Source of Information: Home


Welcome to the Using eBooks as a Source of Information Workshop Guide


Workshop Aims and Outcomes


The aim of this session is to help familiarise students with the various ebook platforms and functionalities available to them through Learning Services and to gain a better understanding of how to view, access and utilise ebooks as part of their academic development.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session students will:

  • Understand the benefits to using ebooks, including rationale for purchasing electronic copies for sustainability and inclusivity

  • Identify what items within the University of Suffolk library collection are available in an electronic format

  • Limit Summon results to items available as ebooks within the collection

  • Access electronic books regardless of the platform (eBrary, Dawsons, etc.) they reside in

  • Add ebook titles to a virtual bookshelf with which they can later access

  • Utilise functionalities within various ebook platforms, such as printing, making notes or highlighting text

Workshops Details

Level: Workshop
Length: 1 hour
Prerequisites: None
Linked Modules: None
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Academic Liaison Librarians

Art and Humanities

Sarah Robinson
Tel: 01473 338703
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Applied Social Sciences, Young People & Education, 
 Suffolk Business School and Science & Technology

Craig Martin
Tel: 01473 338706
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