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Physics and Astronomy: Tutorials

About tutorials and library sessions

Here you will find tutorials about databases, a link to the Library Online courses, and recent Library sessions. Here is a free online tutorial to help Physics students develop their Internet research skills: Virtual Training Suite – Physics  This resource is freely available


Online Library Training

Self-guided tutorials for Undergraduates

The Library Welcome presentation is an extended version of that given by Marcia Ostrowski during the Physics and Astronomy Induction.. There is a shorter narrated version of this presentation on the  Getting Started page.

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Self-guided tutorials for Research Postgraduates

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Help for Research Postgraduates & Staff

Research Postgraduates - Library courses are available through Gradbook 

Staff - generic courses can be found via Staffbook 

Learn with Lynda  For help with general IT skills, particularly MS Office, access is provided to online tutorials at  login with your University username and password   

IT Training  highlights the range of online training provided by isolutions for the software they support. 

Deskside Training - this service provides support for individuals and/or small groups. 

Library Chat

The library chat service is staffed 10am - 5pm Monday to Friday, except for University closed days. Click the image below to open chat.

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You will be asked to log in using your university password. If you don't have one, or have forgotten your log in details you can send us your question through the library enquiry form

Forms to submit before and after the library session

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