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Ask Your Librarian

About us

Throughout your degree you will need to know how to effectively search for information. Knowing how to find the best sources will help you understand your subject and get the best possible grades.  We can help you navigate the library as well as showing you how to use referencing software such as RefWorks. 

If you need a bit of expert help with this you can use our 'Ask Your Librarian' service which you can book onto via Starfish.  We offer appointments from Monday - Friday between 9am - 5pm.  

Make an appointment

Bookings for the Ask Your Librarian appointments are done on Starfish using the 'My Support Network' option.  

*We will be conducting all Ask Your Librarian appointments using Microsoft Teams until further notice. Please ensure that you have downloaded Office 365 to facilitate your appointment.

If you have any difficulty with bookings please email

Need some IT help?

You can take advantage of our Digital Skills training programme, designed to help you make the most of IT tools you need for your studies.  You'll find short courses to help you quickly format your assignments, create presentations that stand out, quickly and easily gather and analyse your research and lots more.

If you need some IT help and it doesn't seem to be covered by our IT Skills programme, LinkedIn Learning can be a great place to start. LinkedIn Learning is a huge resources of online training, covering many areas including IT, business, media and creative skills.  As a student you've got completely free, unlimited access, and you get a Certificate of Completion for each course you finish.

If you've got a more specific question, then contact the <i> team or LIS Customer Support who will either answer your question or refer you for an appointment.