Information Services Division


Written content: writing, presenting and referencing

Courses provided by ISD Digital Skills Development to support writing and referencing tools, and presentation software.

These courses cover creation of written content in the form of a document, 'Sway', notebook or presentation.  We also offer sessions on using referencing software to conduct a literature review and we have one on digital book making.

Courses on how to create accessible documents and presentations and using mind mapping tools to organise content are covered under the Accessibility and assistive technology theme.

Document creation

DSD: Software for success: Writing tools

DSD: Format your Thesis (Windows)

DSD: Word tips and tricks

DSD: LaTeX: Demo of Overleaf

DSD: Overleaf: LaTex with NatBib (Campus-based)

DSD: Getting Started with Markdown


DSD: Software for success: Working with Bibliography and Citation Apps

DSD: Kick-starting your literature review with Zotero (Campus-based)

Other tools

DSD: PowerPoint for Researchers and Presenters: Words, Images and More

DSD: Effective use of OneNote - workshop

Further guidance

For more information about our course programme, how to book and how to prepare for your course, please visit our Course information page.

Additional resources

Training and guidance on referencing software and styles is also available from the Library Skills web pages on Reference Management software.