Academic development workshops

Birkbeck offers academic development workshops for students. All workshops are free of charge unless stated otherwise.

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October 2017
Tue 24 OctStratfordAcademic resources for assignments: what they are and how to use them
You will learn about the various types of information sources available for library research and how to select the right one for your assignment.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Research skills
18:30 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US G.256 places left
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Sat 28 OctStratfordAcademic resources for assignments: what they are and how to use them
You will learn about the various types of information sources available for library research and how to select the right one for your assignment.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Research skills
15:00 to 16:30University Square Stratford, room US G.251 place left
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Tue 31 OctStratfordAn introduction to Birkbeck’s eLibrary and Library catalogue
You will learn how to make effective use of the Library catalogue, the primary tool for finding information, and explore Birkbeck’s eLibrary
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Research skills
18:30 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US G.257 places left
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November 2017
Sat 04 NovLibraryGetting Ready to Study
Introduction to information management, academic writing (BBK learning skills) & what the Library has to offer: MOODLE module and resources by subject
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Library skills, Moodle, Study skills
10:30 to 11:30Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 12 places left
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Sat 04 NovLibraryGetting to grips with your reading list
Understand what you are being asked to read (book or book chapter, journal article, etc) and learn how to find it in the Library and eLibrary.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Research skills, Study skills
12:00 to 13:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 11 place left
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Sat 04 NovLibraryFinding information for your essays and assignments
Find books, articles, etc. on a particular topic. Learn to search the Library catalogue and our new Discover article search service by subject.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Researching on the internet, Study skills
13:30 to 15:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 1fully booked
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Sat 04 NovLibraryGoogle Scholar vs Birkbeck Discover
Pick up tips on using Google Scholar and Birkbeck Discover. Essential functionality and features of both services. Learn how to effectively search.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Library skills, Research skills, Researching on the internet
15:30 to 17:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 1fully booked
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Sat 04 NovStratfordAn introduction to Birkbeck’s eLibrary and Library catalogue
You will learn how to make effective use of the Library catalogue, the primary tool for finding information, and explore Birkbeck’s eLibrary
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Research skills
18:30 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US G.256 places left
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Tue 07 NovStratfordSearching electronic resources: finding ebooks and journal articles for your assignment
In this workshop you will learn how to make effective use of electronic books and journals in Birkbeck’s eLibrary.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Research skills
18:30 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US G.257 places left
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Sat 11 NovStratfordSearching electronic resources: finding ebooks and journal articles for your assignment
In this workshop you will learn how to make effective use of electronic books and journals in Birkbeck’s eLibrary.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Research skills
15:00 to 16:30University Square Stratford, room US G.253 places left
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