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Librarians: Supporting students

Range of support

We offer a wide tange of support on Finding and evaluating information, Referencing and RefWorks. Resources and guidance are available from our:

If you don't find what you are looking for, check all the other ways in which we can help you below:

Ask LibChat for quick queries

For quick queries, you can contact the library through our JustAsk LibChat instant messaging service. Libchat is staffed by  by staff from across the various library teams, so if one person cannot answer your question on the spot, they will refer it to the right person or team.

Attend a workshop

The library runs regular online workshops on a wide range of academic skills. Faculty librarians deliver the sessions on Referencing, Referencing Management Software (RefWorks), Ciritical Thinking, Finding and Evaluating Information, Using journals and more.

Check our daily academic support drop-ins

Academic support drop-ins are on every day and you can join either face to face in the library or online via Teams. They are ideal if you need to speak to somebody quickly about all aspects of studying. The drop-ins run by librarians are on Finding Information and Referencing


Book a 121 appointment

For more in depth queries about referencing or finding information, you can email your librarian (contact details on your subject guide) or book a one to one tutorial with your librarian. You have the choice of booking a tutorial either online (via Teams) or face to face (in the Kimberlin Library). Tutorial bookings are for 30 minutes.