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How to Research in a University Library

How to Research in a University Library

Offer your students the opportunity to research and study in Newcastle University's Library. Supported with taught sessions on research skills, plagiarism, referencing, searching for resources as well as providing an introduction to university life.

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About the workshop

This interactive workshop offers your students the opportunity to research and study in Newcastle University Library. Students will start with a tour of the Library and then have a taught research skills session which includes how to find resources, how to avoid plagiarism and how to reference correctly. Students will then have the opportunity to carry out independent research in the Library.

Suitable for: Key Stages 4 and 5
Subjects: All (including EPQ and HPQ)
Duration: Half a day to 1 day
Availability: Limited dates throughout the year

Student browsing the library bookshelves

Workshop registration

If you are interested in bringing a group to this workshop please complete the registration form.

To help you plan your visit please make use of the Risk Assessment for Visits form.

What people are saying about this workshop

Students are still talking about it; I overheard a student telling another teacher about her EPQ on Mussolini, using the Library, and she's a 'proper student'.