Finding Information

Finding Information

Workshops

Skills for Learning run a regular programme of workshops covering a range of topics to support your studies. The Finding Academic Information workshop can help support your skills in finding good quality information for your assignments.

Finding Academic Information 

This workshop will introduce effective searching techniques to help you to improve your search results and locate quality information for your assignments.

It will help you to use high quality resources available through the online library at the University of Wolverhampton and on the Web. There will be an opportunity for “hands-on” searching to find relevant material for your next assignment.

Online Resources

Here you will find a range of online resources and interactive activities which can help you expand your skills in finding information.

New! Watch our short Panopto video about accessing and searching for Ebooks at the University of Wolverhampton 

Skills4Study Campus is a fully interactive online resource designed to help students with essential study skills.

We recommend that you have a look at the Evaluating Evidence module for useful information and activities to help develop your skills

More online study skills resources can be found here.

Drop-Ins

Our Librarians in the help zones will give you a quick overview and top tips on finding information in books, journals and databases. 

Workshop Programme Passport

Come along to our Skills for Learning workshop programme - designed to provide an introduction to the academic and information skills you need as a university student, they will make your academic life easier and if you attend all required workshops you will receive a programme completion certificate.

Download and print your Skills for Learning Workshop Programme Passport here Skills for Learning Passport 17-18 (PDF 1,381K, Downloads file)