A four module resource designed to take you through the basic skills you need to get started on your studies.

You'll learn about the different kinds of information and research resources available to you, how to find and choose the ones that are right for your assignment and how to use them effectively, taking in the important issues of correct referencing, plagiarism and copyright.

PLAN: plan your task and identify the kind of information you need

FIND: find the information you need

EVALUATE: Evaluate and critically assess the information you have found

USE: Use the information you have found effectively and ethically

Find help on using the Library, finding materials and refining your research skills. The area contains links to the library website, study guides and e-resources, including databases specialising in your subject areas. If you need help you can contact a Subject Librarian via our instant messaging widget. You can keep up with Library news via Twitter and there is also an audio tour with accompanying map which you can use to find your way around the Library.

Research guidance specifically for Art, Design, Visual Cultures and ICCE students.


This is an open space for discussion about research in the Women's Art Library/Make collection.

This is the space on learn.gold for Helpdesk staff training courses and course materials