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Electronics and Computer Science (ECS): Tutorials and Library Sessions

About tutorials and library sessions

Here you will find tutorials about databases, a link to the Library Online courses, and recent Library sessions

Online Training

Search smart: study smart!

Online Training: Finding good library stuff online!

Do the online activities and use the links and resources given on the rest of the page to get your studies off to a great start by finding information for assignments, projects or reports. 

Advanced online Training: Improve your searching skills

Confident you have a good idea how to find information? Use this course to find even more library resources and improve your searching skills to support your studies and research

You can choose to look at any or all of the tutorials, but remember they can be revisited at any time during the year. Some tutorials have audio so don’t forget your headphones!

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Online Training for Research Postgraduates & Staff

LinkedIn Learning  For help with general IT skills, particularly MS Office (Word, Excel etc). Online video tutorials. University username and password required.   

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

Library sessions for Undergraduates and taught Postgraduates (MSC) - teaching materials

The Library Presentation introduces all new UGs to the UofS Library Service and many of its resources. Note - you will need Chrome v8 to run this presentation through Adobe Flash.

Look through this presentation and follow the links given; these will direct to many resources to help you gain searching skills and the knowledge to find good quality, current, academic information from journal articles, conferences proceedings, reports as well as technical information from patents or standards plus much more.

Audio presentation of the above session - this can also be found in the Recorded Lecture section of the Blackboard course.

The Library Video introduces all new  students to the UofS Library Service and many of its resources. Note - you will need Chrome v8 to run this presentation through Adobe Flash.

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Library sessions for Research Postgraduates and Staff - teaching materials

Audio presentation of the above session. 

Please note that the worksheet can also be found here

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