All Study Skills workshops

At Birkbeck, we offer a range of workshops to help all students, develop your study skills and get the most out of your time with us.

Browse for workshops that interest you or focus on areas you want to develop. Click 'Book now' to book your free place. Note you need to login with your Birkbeck username and password, NOT your email address.

Don't forget there is also a wealth of online resources available to you any time on the Birkbeck Study Skills module in Moodle.

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October 2018
Sat 20 OctLibraryGetting Ready to Study
Introduction to information management, academic writing (BBK learning skills) & what the Library can offer: MOODLE module and resources by subject.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Library skills, Moodle, Study skills
10:00 to 11:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 1fully booked
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Sat 20 OctLibraryGetting to grips with your reading list
Understand what you are being asked to read on your reading list,(book or book chapter, journal article etc.), and learn how to find where to find it.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
11:30 to 12:30Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 1fully booked
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Sat 20 OctLibraryFinding information for your essays and assignments
Effectively search for and evaluate academic information for your course essays and assignments.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Databases, Library skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Researching on the internet
13:30 to 15:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 1fully booked
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Sat 20 OctLibraryGoogle Scholar vs Birkbeck Discover
Pick up tips on using Google Scholar and Birkbeck Discover and the essential functionality and features of both online search services.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Research skills, Researching on the internet
15:30 to 17:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 1fully booked
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Tue 23 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 TBA7 places left
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Wed 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 TBA48 places left
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Thu 25 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 TBA49 places left
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Sat 27 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 TBA8 places left
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Tue 30 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 TBA5 places left
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Wed 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 TBA9 places left
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November 2018
Thu 01 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 TBA9 places left
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Sat 03 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
15:00 to 16:30University Square Stratford, room US G.30 (ITS)6 places left
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Tue 06 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 TBA7 places left
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Wed 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
16:30 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room TBA9 places left
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Thu 08 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 TBA9 places left
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Sat 10 NovLibraryGetting Ready to Study
Introduction to information management, academic writing (BBK learning skills) & what the Library can offer: MOODLE module and resources by subject.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Library skills, Moodle, Study skills
10:00 to 11:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 1fully booked
join waiting list
Sat 10 NovLibraryGetting to grips with your reading list
Understand what you are being asked to read on your reading list,(book or book chapter, journal article etc.), and learn how to find where to find it.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
11:30 to 12:30Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 1fully booked
join waiting list
Sat 10 NovLibraryFinding information for your essays and assignments
Effectively search for and evaluate academic information for your course essays and assignments.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Databases, Library skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Researching on the internet
13:30 to 15:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 16 places left
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Sat 10 NovLibraryGoogle Scholar vs Birkbeck Discover
Pick up tips on using Google Scholar and Birkbeck Discover and the essential functionality and features of both online search services.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Library skills, Research skills, Researching on the internet
15:30 to 17:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 110 places left
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Sat 10 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.30 (ITS)9 places left
Book now