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Bringing the Library to You: Skills and training

How to make the most of millions of library resources, 24/7, wherever you are!


It is vital that you reference all the material you use, quote from or refer to in your work.  

Referencing guide

Research support

As well as tutorial support for researchers, we can offer support on:

Undertaking a Literature Review – the Centre for Academic Success has produced a Study Guide.


We run online tutorials on how to use our services. Whether you want a one to one tutorial, or you want to invite some friends, it's up to you. There will be no online tutorials available between 24th December 2021 and 3rd January 2022.

Book an online tutorial

Discover your digitial skills

To be digitally literate is hugely important in the modern world. BCU encourages all students to continually improve their Digital Literacy. In order to help each individual assess and improve their skills we have joined with JISC to provide the JISC Discovery Tool.

Click the icon below to complete the Discovery tool. 

Searching skills

Image for searchingThe Learning, Teaching and Research Team is able to provide you with training and support in using Library services and resources.

The Informed Learning module introduces navigating Reading Lists, Mapping an assignment to a clear Focus, techniques for Finding and Choosing the best information for an assignment and the Help and Support available.

Guide to searching

Learning, Teaching and Research Librarians

Amy Bush (Business and Law) Email Amy

James Dean (CEBE) Email James

Mandy Goode (HELS) Email Mandy

Nancy Jackson (Architecture & Design, Media & English, Games, Film & Animation) Email Nancy

Susan O'Sullivan (Fashion and Textiles, Visual Communication and Social Sciences) Email Sue

Helen Ryba (HELS) Email Helen

Andrew Sayer (HELS) Email Andrew

Janice Wright (HELS) Email Janice

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