Skills for Learning

videos

Library

Introduction to the Library


Tips from students for using the Library


Why do you need the Library


Laptop loans - how to borrow a laptop


Book a study room on campus


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 list at Salford - create your profile


What are the numbers on the Library books?


Research

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


Study

Take a tour of Blackboard


Note-taking


Critical Analysis


Scientific report writing


Completing your dissertation


Have the right attitude for success


How to be a good student


Computing

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


e-Submission

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)

Help

Get library help


Get computing help


Get study help


Use the support in your school