Essential Information Skills for Research


Semester 1 2014/15

All sessions we run at the Keele Campus take place in the Library Training Room on the Top Floor of the Keele Campus Library.  Click here to view the Campus Library Floor Plan. 

For details of training courses run by the Health Library please visit the Health Library Training Pages

Unable to attend our training sessions?

The Library - Getting Started

Wednesday 8th October 2014, 12:00 - 13:00

Wednesday 15th October 2014, 12:00 - 13:00

Wednesday 22nd October 2014, 12:00 - 13:00


Ruth Chell (Customer Services Manager)


New to Keele? (… or new to using the Library?) Want to get better at finding resources in the Library or online? Need to use e-journals or e-books but not sure where to begin? This short training session will help you to get to grips with using Library resources.

It will cover:

  • Finding and accessing items on a reading list;
  • Using e-journals;
  • Accessing e-journals and e-books from off-campus.

You will also have the chance to ask any questions you may have about using the Library.

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Audience: Undergraduates and Taught-Postgraduates only

Maximum number of participants: 30

Easier Reference Management Using Refworks


Wednesday 29th October 2014, 12:00 - 13:30

Monday 10th November 2014, 12:00 - 13:30

Monday 1st December, 12:00 - 13:30


Scott McGowan (Liaison Librarian)
Jo-Anne Watts (Academic Services Manager)


Want to save time when writing up your essay and creating bibliographies? RefWorks is our web-based reference management software. Use it to create bibliographies and manage and save references from your research, whatever form they come in, from books to websites to e-journals.

By the end of the course you will know how to: 

  • Create your own RefWorks database
  • Import references from various bibliographic databases
  • Create references
  • Sort, search and manage your personal database
  • Produce bibliographies in different styles
  • Share your references with other people

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Audience: Open to all

Maximum number of participants: 25


For further enquiries on any of these courses please contact your School/Faculty Liaison Librarian directly: click here to view their contact details