Making the Most of Your Library

Discover new ways to enhance and streamline your study and research processes with UCL Libraries.

Book onto the Tuesday Making The Most of Your Library

Tuesday 21st November 2023, 2.30pm-3.30pm (Haldane Room).

Book onto the Friday Making The Most of Your Library

Friday 24th November 2023, 10am-11am (102 Drama Studio, IOE).

Making the most of your library

This session is for any student at any stage in their studies who would like to learn more about using the library effectively. Library skills can play an important role in reducing the stress associated with studying and research. 

In this workshop, we will introduce our useful techniques for making the most of UCL's library spaces and resources. Topics we will cover include: 

  • Finding your favourite place to study
  • Tips and tricks for getting the most out of Explore, UCL's library catalogue
  • Making your reading lists work for you
  • Finding the best resources for your subject
  • Selecting software for managing and citing your references
  • Tools for finding full text articles and e-books
  • Keeping up to date with the literature 
  • Developing your library research skills
  • Getting further help and support when you need it