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Our top picks for teaching IL online

Posted on 5 October 2020 by Rebecca Mogg

As we start preparing our online information literacy teaching this Autumn, we are all looking to make the most of the learning resources which are already available. So, here are our top picks from the Information Literacy Resource Bank’s collection of bilingual active learning resources. These are all reusable, so you can either link straight
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New EndNote Online tutorials now available

Posted on 16 May 2019 by Neil Pollock

We have recently created a new set of tutorials to help users get started using EndNote Online. These tutorials are perfect for users who want to get to grips with the essential elements of EndNote Online. Topics covered include registering for an EndNote Online account, installing the necessary plugins, organising references and citing in Microsoft
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EndNote X8 update

Posted on 9 August 2017 by Neil Pollock

Our suite of EndNote tutorials has recently been updated in line with the latest version of the software (EndNote X8). These tutorials are ideal for users who are new to EndNote as they cover basics such as installation and setting up a library, through to essential functionality such as importing references and citing in Word.
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New suite of writing tutorials for postgraduate taught students

Posted on 20 February 2017 by Roderick Davies

Writing at Postgraduate Taught Level Cardiff University Academic and Student Support Services have collaborated to develop a new suite of tutorials on academic writing for new postgraduate taught students.  The suite includes short, interactive, tutorials on: Understanding your assessment task Finding appropriate sources Critical reading Developing critical arguments Academic writing style Citing, referencing and plagiarism  This
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New Handbook for Information Literacy Teaching launched

New Handbook for Information Literacy Teaching launched

Posted on 3 October 2016 by admin

We are proud to announce the launch of the 5th edition of Cardiff University’s Handbook for Information Literacy Teaching. Completely revised and now in a web-only format, the new Handbook addresses the strategic context of digital and information literacy, introduces theories and models of student learning styles, and gives advice on planning your lessons and
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Evaluating the evidence

Evaluating the evidence – a tutorial for Welsh Bacc students

Posted on 20 April 2016 by admin

Cardiff University Library Service has developed a new suite of tutorials called ‘Evaluating the evidence‘. Focused on finding good quality information from free sources and critical reading, the tutorials are designed to support students completing the Global Citizenship Challenge in the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate. The tutorials have been launched on a pilot basis and we
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