Skills for Learning



Introduction to the Library

Tips from students for using the Library

The Library in 1 Minute

Why do you need the Library

Laptop loans - how to borrow a laptop

Book a study room on campus

Free stuff

Get your books off the shelf

What if your book isn't available?

How to borrow and return books at the self service machine

Reading lists at Salford - view and use

Reading list at Salford - create your profile

What are the numbers on the Library books?

Library Development Project


Finding books and more

Using e-books

Search for information the academic way

What are journal articles?

Find journal articles?

What are databases?

Finding and using databases


Introduction to Blackboard

Take a tour of Blackboard


Critical Analysis

Scientific report writing

Completing your dissertation

Attendance and participation

Make sure you know what is going on

Have the right attitude for success

How to be a good student


Your network username, passwords and Student ID

Overview of student email

Office 365 and student email

Forwarding student email

Save and store your work

Learn to touch type

Windows jump lists - what are they?

Understanding mouse pointer shapes in Excel


Turnitin - How to submit a draft assignment

Turnitin - How to interpret the originality report

Turnitin - How to submit assignments for marking

Turnitin - How to view grades and feedback

How to submit non-text assignments in Blackboard (e.g.images/video)


Get library help

Get computing help

Get study help

Use the support in your school

Get help with your academic skills

Keep up-to-date with Library and University life

Find out what is happening across campus