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Library: Library and Academic Skills Showcase 2018

SHU Library and Academic Skills Showcase for Staff

An example of some of the great feedback from people who came along!

96% told us they have learnt something new they will use in their role at SHU and 98% told us that they would recommend the session they attended to a colleague.

  • "All sessions were excellent. I learned several things I did not know about." "Too much good stuff.Please do it again." Very interesting and well presented workshops. A brilliantly organized day."
  • “Very interesting resource! Can see use for UG, PG and also doctoral – brilliant for me and my DBA and ensuring completeness of methods and considerations.” “Didn’t know about this useful resource – will use this afternoon!!” (Feedback from SAGE Research Methods session)..
  • "Essential stuff for all academics (Feedback from MindvVew and Read & Write sessions).
  • “Really impressive presentation and resource”. “What an amazing piece of software.” (Feedback from Sensus Access session).

Learn something new with SHU Library and Academic Skills Teams

Colleagues - students value your advice on the information resources they should use to support their studies.  To help you, teams from LIbrary and Student Support Services ran two showcase events where you could learn more about the range of learning resources to support learning, teaching and research.  The following sections give you more details about the sessions and in some instances include the materials and resources to develop your skills further.

The teams involved in developing and presenting at this conference were;

Academic skills -  provides a programme of workshops, small group forums and online resources to develop academic skills for students.  Some of the areas covered include, critical thinking, critical writing and exam preparation.

Assistive Technology -  offers group training sessions delivered by a team of assistive technology specialists. Learn how to use assistive technology tools to support your study by improving your research skills, academic writing and assist you in your planning and organisation.

Library Teaching and Learning Support Team - supports all library related aspects of learning and teaching across the university. This team provides high quality information and advisory services to students and academic staff, working closely with academic colleagues at subject group level.

Specialist study skills - A service for students who have a learning difference or disability e.g. dyslexia.

Research Support Team - this team provides high quality information and advisory services to research students, researchers and research active academic staff and other university colleagues in support of the University’s aim to build on strengths in research, innovation and knowledge transfer.

City Campus Skills Showcase - The Vice Chancellor visits the city campus event

Your feedback on the Showcases – and possible future events

On the day we gathered your immediate thoughts on the sessions you attended.  Click on the link below to add any post event feedback via this Google Form.

 We are always interested in improving and developing our services and the feedback form below has four quick questions to help us develop the next showcase event.

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