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Library for Online Programmes

Note for programme developers - for linking/ embedding guides, videos, tutorials please use persistent URLs (see Staff page).

Using Discover for E-Journals, E-Books and other Scholarly Content

Accessing and browsing an E-Journal Table of Contents

Searching for E-Journal Articles and Scholarly Papers

Locating a required E-Resource

Using E-Books and E-Book Collections

Using the Library Catalogue

Tips for Searching

Note for programme developers - for linking/ embedding guides, videos, tutorials please use persistent URLs (see Staff page).

Searching the Internet and Evaluating Web sites

 

KnowHow Tutorials

 

In addition to online tutorials below, you can view previous recorded KnowHow sessions or see further details about KnowHow on the Other Webinars and Support tab.


LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning provides a wide range of video tutorials and modules for a wide range of academic support, research, technical and professional topics. See help logging into LinkedIn Learning.

Suggested LinkedIn modules:

Note for programme developers - for linking/ embedding guides, videos, tutorials please use persistent URLs (see Staff page).

Carrying out your Literature Review or Systematic Review

Accessing Theses and Dissertations

Research Resources and Support

Sage Research Methods (Methods/ Methodology textbooks, video and tutorials)

SAGE Research Methods can be used across the social sciences, health sciences and many other disciplines.
Note - when searching, select 'Content Available to Me' (right menu in results page) to avoid non-subscribed content.

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Research Starters

Search DISCOVER for 'Research Starters' for guides on academic and professional disciplines or research methods, see the 'Research Starter' icon/link at the top of search results.

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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning provides a wide range of video tutorials and modules for a wide range of academic support, research, technical and professional topics. See help logging into LinkedIn Learning.

Suggested LinkedIn Learning Resource:

Note for programme developers - for linking/ embedding guides, videos, tutorials please use persistent URLs (see Staff page).

Finding Unavailable Resources, Campus Libraries and External Services

Also see the Campus and Other Libraries page for services such as print borrowing and related services.

Note for programme developers - for linking/ embedding guides, videos, tutorials please use persistent URLs (see Staff page).

Your Library login, Computing Resources and Technical Support

Using the Web and Accessing Documents

Kopernio (browser plugin to access E-Resources

Use this plugin to access E-Resources when using the WWW to search.

How to configure Citrix Workspace

Remote access to Files, Applications and VPN

Using DRM E-Books and Adobe Digital Editions

Help Using Google Scholar

See Webinars and Sessions for:

  • Library support via chat/Skype/Tel and bookable sessions (Skype/Teams) on using the Library, your literature search, referencing or referencing software with the online Librarian.
  • KnowHow for online study skills, writing and statistics tutorials, bookable sessions/ stats clinics, also pre-recorded webinars and videos.
  • Training and guides provided by specialist databases/ providers.
  • Direct enquiries/ analyst advice from databases (e.g. MarketLine business analytics).
  • LinkedIn Learning (educational video and certified modules on a range of technical, IT, research and other topics)

Please note that UoL/campus services do not have a site wide license for the Grammarly software, please see suggestions below for accessing alternative software and support options available.

Grammar support using Microsoft Office

University students can obtain the full Microsoft Office 365 application, this has an in-built grammar checker which can be enabled or configured within Word, via the desktop application or online version, see:
https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/csd/office/office-at-home/ (also this this Microsoft guide on using the Word 365 review tool for checking grammar).

KnowHow Writing Sessions (live events online/ oncampus)

You can attend a range of live sessions/ tutorials on writing-related topics with our 'KnowHow' study skills programme see the full list of bookable events a little way down the campus Library homepage (many of these are provided via Microsoft Teams for online attendance), online students can also see a link to the bookable sessions in the Training area of the Library for Online Programmes, then see the Webinars and Support page, the page also lists recordings of previous sessions you can watch at any time.

KnowHow Writing Tutorials (video and quizes)

If you are registered with a campus programme you may also be able to access online writing skills tutorials within your Canvas learning environment, please consult your tutor for further details, or see the KnowHow support page.

Online students can view a range of KnowHow online tutorials/video at any time on topics such as note taking, writing and preparing presentations. See the Training area of the Library for Online Programmes (then see the Study tab).

Support in your campus school/ department

If you are registered with a campus programme, or based with a research institute e.g. carrying out a PhD/MPhil or other research, please also consult your programme team or research supervisor for potential grammar/ writing support within your school. Your department or institute may provide additional guidance or resources to support your writing and research.

If you are studying on a campus programme you can also approach your laision librarian for advice on campus Library services and support.

Support for Online Students

If you are studying with Kaplan Open Learning, our E-Learning partner, you can also consult your Student Advisor for advice on writing, also see online writing tutorials and guides on the KOL student portal.

Also see the following additional KnowHow resources:
KnowHow Stats YouTube channel or our LinkedIn learning playlists on: SPSS,  STATA,  MinitabRGeneral Stats.

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