On this website, you will find library staff who give lectures and workshops and who share tips and advice on how you can develop your academic skills. Learn more about searching for information, evaluating sources, academic writing, study skills and oral presentations. Through Zoom you can attend lectures, ask questions and take part in workshops. Have a look in the calendar to see upcoming activities.
Would you like to take part of our material outside of our scheduled program? Material from our scheduled programming will be published in the Previous Activities section and is available for you to access at any time.
Lectures (Library Lectures)
Did you miss one of our lectures? You can find most of the recorded library lectures here. Some lectures will be given several times throughout the term, so have a look in the calendar to see upcoming activities. At our lecture sessions, students may ask questions and interact with the lecturer. If you take part of a lecture under Previous Activities, you can email any questions you might have to: email@example.com
Tips & Tricks
Are you looking for smart solutions to recurring problems? In this section, we have collected short examples, practical pieces of advice and smart tricks that help you develop your academic skills. Tips & Tricks are also published on the website on Tuesdays. Have a look in the calendar if you prefer to take part of our tips and tricks through a live session.
If you want to learn more about searching for information and about different kinds of publications, develop your knowledge of academic writing, improve your study skills or boost your oral presentation skills, you are welcome to participate in our workshops. Usually you will have to register for our workshops in advance. You can find upcoming workshops in the calendar where you will also find information about whether you need to register in advance, as well as instructions on how to register.
Welcome to our Drop-in Academic Support on Thursdays from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. At the Drop-in, librarians and Academic Support Centre staff will be available to help you with search strategies, academic writing, study skills, oral presentations and referencing.
What type of questions can you ask at Drop-in? Here are some examples:
- What are the distinct features of academic writing?
- I would like help in searching for scholarly articles for my paper.
- How can I make my text more clear?
- I need to have better structure in my writing; can you help me with that?
- How can I plan my studies better and organize my day?
- Are there any helpful guides for referencing?
- What does peer-reviewed mean?
- How should I structure my oral presentation?
Please note that we cannot read your text at the Drop-in. If you want in-depth feedback of a text, you need to book an appointment at the Academic Support Centre.
Remember to activate the microphone and camera on your computer.
Starting from the autumn term 2021, we will offer pop-up sessions on Fridays. You will then be able to meet us in different locations at the university. Have a look in the calendar to see specific pop-up locations.