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Library User Guide

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The Academic Skills team is comprised of: 

  • Academic Skills Advisors 
  • Learning and Teaching Librarians 
  • Mathematics and Statistics Advisor

You can book an appointment with any of the Academic Skills team 8.30am to 5pm every weekday for one-to-one academic support. Appointments are bookable remotely via Teams, email or phone, and in-person.

See below for more guidance on what we can help you with. 

Academic Skills Advisors (ASA) 

ASAs can support you to develop the academic skills you need in order to succeed in your studies.

Help with...

  • Academic writing
  • Grammar
  • Referencing / Plagiarism
  • Assignment Planning
  • Proofreading Strategies
  • Understanding feedback
  • Vocabulary and Language
  • Time management
  • Exam preparation / Revision
  • Specific Learning Differences
  • English as a second language
  • Motivational techniques
  • Returning to study

Book an ASA appointment

Learning and Teaching Librarians (LTL)

LTLs can support you to locate, understand, and evaluate the information you find in the library, and out on the open web. We can help you make the most of the resources available to you, and use them effectively in your academic work. 

Help with...

  • Finding information for your assignment
  • Using Discovery and other search platforms 
  • Advanced search techniques
  • Evaluating information 
  • Referencing / Plagiarism 
  • Using reference management tools (e.g., RefWorks and Endnote) 

Book an LTL appointment

Maths and Statistics Advisor (MSA)

Our Mathematics and Statistics advisor can help you with all your mathematical needs, from everyday to course requirements.

Help with...

  • Mathematics for Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Mechanics
  • Scientific Maths e.g. Vectors, Matrices, binary arithmetic, and logic
  • Mathematical Analysis
  • Statistics and Quantitative research
  • Νumeracy skills and drug calculations for Nursing and Midwifery

Book an MSA appointment