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.

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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November 2017
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 11 place left
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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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Thu 09 NovStudy SkillsUsing Evernote to Manage Your Research
Learn the basics of Evernote. Evernote is free software designed for note-taking and archiving of web pages, text, images and audio.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Computing and IT Skills, Presentation skills, Research skills, Researching on the internet, Social Media, Study skills, Technology enhanced learning
13:00 to 14:30Russell Square, room RUS (26) B30fully booked
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Thu 09 NovStudy SkillsUsing Zotero for managing your referencing and citations
Zotero is a free, online tool for storing and organising resources.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Computing and IT Skills, Essay writing, Report writing, Research skills, Researching on the internet, Study skills
15:00 to 16:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G041 place left
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Tue 14 NovStudy SkillsUsing Zotero for managing your referencing and citations
Zotero is a free, online tool for storing and organising resources.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Computing and IT Skills, Essay writing, Report writing, Research skills, Researching on the internet, Study skills
13:00 to 14:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0411 places left
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Tue 14 NovStudy SkillsMaking the Most of Technology for Collaborative Study Groups
Learn how to use blogs and Google docs for collaborative learning. Basic web browsing skills are required. Bring your ITS username and password.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Computing and IT Skills, Researching on the internet, Social Media, Technology enhanced learning
15:00 to 16:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0424 places left
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Thu 16 NovStudy SkillsIntroduction to Citing, Reference Lists and Plagiarism
Many students find referencing one of the most baffling aspects of academic writing. This workshop provides a step-by-step guide to referencing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Research skills, Researching on the internet, Study skills, Writing skills
19:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2916 places left
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