Information Skills

The Library is here to help you develop essential information skills for finding, using and evaluating information

A range of workshops in The Diamond and webinars for all taught course students. Booking required.

  • Starting - Making an effective start is a crucial stage in a successful literature search.
  • Searching - The information you use at university should come from academically credible sources.
  • Thinking - Thinking critically about your sources - analysing, evaluating and synthesising information.
  • Writing - Understanding plagiarism and improving your academic writing
  • Referencing - Learn how to reference correctly in the style required by your department.

Find out about other skills support available from 301: Student Skills and Development Centre, The Careers Service, and University of Sheffield Enterprise.

A range of workshops for PhD researchers as part of the Doctoral Development Programme. Booking required.