Key resources

Finding information for your assessments

Developing strong information searching skills saves time and yields relevant results. The Finding Information Skills page covers everything you need for academic searching. Take the Finding Information Skills assessment for a personalised action plan.

  • Reading Lists

These are set up by your tutors to guide you to good quality, relevant and useful materials to help you with your studies. They are a great starting point before doing your own research - find out more about your Reading Lists

  • Library Search

Library Search can make your academic life easier by helping you find a range of reliable and trustworthy sources for your work. It contains a wealth of information to help you make the most of your studies, including books/eBooks, journals/eJournals, articles, databases, and more.

Using Library Search may feel daunting at first, but don't worry, we have a range of guides on how to find relevant resources.

Study smarter

Key resources for Data Science students

Study skills

Study better

  • University Assessments

Whilst studying at Salford you will need to complete a range of assessments. We provide a range of guidance on how to approach the different assessment types you may come across. 

  • Referencing

We provide eLearning, written guides, and an extensive list of referencing examples. 

  • Skills A-Z

We have developed eLearning over a wide range of subjects for you to develop your academic skills at home and in your own time.

Here to help


We offer online and face-to-face workshops to help you develop your academic skills. These engaging, interactive sessions cover a wide range of topics which take place throughout the year, so check up on the list regularly.

Click on a workshop title to book onto the session via Advantage. If a session has no remaining spaces, sign up to the waiting list in case a space becomes free!

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One to one appointments

You can book a one to one appointment with your Academic Support Team to discuss finding information, academic and writing skills, or digital support.

Follow the link below, choose your school and what you'd like support with, then select your chosen time slot and book on through Advantage.