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Library Training: Research and Information Skills


Research and Information Skills (RIS) classes teach a wide range of skills vital for students at all levels. See below for a description of face-to-face classes offered.

  • Please use the booking forms linked to below. We usually require two weeks' notice.
  • Students are required to bring their own laptops to classes in the library.
  • Email queries to

We also provide self-paced Moodle lessons with an introduction to the library, advanced search techniques, Harvard referencing, and academic integrity.

Bookable classes

- Tour
10-15 minute tour of the Library's spaces with a brief description of our core services. Find out more and book a tour here.

- First Steps
An introduction to the library and quality information resources. Designed for 1st year students or those unfamiliar with library resources and/or finding quality information. Find out more and book a class here.


Lunchtime classes

Lunchtime Classes are offered throughout the academic year.

Click the class name on the calendar for more information.

Students can come along to any class; no need to pre-book unless a large group wishes to attend. Classes are held in the Library and students are asked to bring their own laptops.