Off Campus Library Welcome & Induction Webinars

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Off Campus Library Webinars 2022/23

The Library can support you online through online videos, tutorials and one-to-one or group online chats to help you make the most of online library resources and to support you in making the most of library resources.

If you have a question about Library webinars, or the Library generally contact us on LibraryTalk or by email:

Learn about the webinars

Expand the sections below to learn more about the webinars that the Library runs and to book your place on upcoming dates.

Academic Integrity: Referencing & Plagiarism Study Skills

It is aimed primarily at off campus students who have been referred to University of Sunderland Study Skills Service by the Academic Misconduct Panel. If it is a University requirement that you meet with University Study Skills please sign up for and attend a session.

This session will be relevant to all off campus students and all are welcome to sign up even if you just want to learn more about referencing and plagiarism.

This webinar will last approximately 60 minutes.

Upcoming dates:

Thurs 23rd Feb 1pm-2pm Book your place

Tues 28th Mar 1pm-2pm Book your place

Introduction to Library Services for off campus students

In this online session learn how:

  • to search for and access e-books and journal articles online
  • to obtain book chapters and journal articles if they are not available online
  • the Library can help you develop your study skills
  • to contact the Library if you have questions or need support using resources

This session is aimed at new distance learning students or students studying at an overseas partner college but current students are welcome to join if you’d like a library refresher. 

This webinar will last approximately 45 minutes.

Upcoming dates

We’ll be adding new dates soon.

You might also be interested in working through the Online Library Induction

Making more of Library e-resources

In this online session learn:

  • how to search for academic journal articles effectively by using a search strategy
  • tips for searching for relevant books & book chapters

We’ll consider the range of subject resources available and also briefly look at ways to find open access content.

This webinar will last approximately 60 minutes.

Upcoming dates:

Check back soon.

If you cannot attend a webinar you might be interested in watching a recording of one of our past webinars:  Advanced Searching for Journal Articles

Using Cite Them Right to help you reference

This webinar will last approximately 30 minutes.

In this online session learn how to access and make the most of Cite Them Right. We’ll briefly discuss how it can help you understand plagiarism and how to avoid it, and how you can use it to reference many types of resources.

Upcoming dates:

There are no dates currently scheduled. Please contact the Library if you have a question about using Cite Them Right.

How to attend a webinar

You can view the upcoming events on the mini calendar below or visit our larger Library Off Campus Events Calendar.

Click on the event you would like to attend on the Calendar and you will be able to register your place. Once you have registered you will be sent an email with joining instructions.