Learning support

Learning Support Programme - Group Training

Book Group Training

SETU Waterford Libraries’ learning support programme is designed to help students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to become competent library users and to develop independent research skills.

Lecturers are invited to book in their student groups for library tutorials by using the link on this page.

Library training is best booked after students have received the details of their assignments.

Available via Zoom and in-person.

To book library training in College Street Campus, please contact Diarmuid McElhinney, College Street Campus Library, ext. 2262 / [email protected]

Undergraduates 
Introduction to Library Resources
  • Finding books and ebooks
  • Developing an effective search strategy
  • Finding journal articles in MultiSearch
Library Resources for Literature Review / Research project
  • Searching subject specific library databases
  • Finding journal articles using advanced search techniques
  • Ebooks for research
Referencing – APA or Harvard style
  • Understanding why and when to reference
  • How to apply APA or Harvard style
EndNote Online
  • Online reference management tool
  • Store, manage and organise references
  • Automatically create and format citations and bibliographies in MS Word
Researchers 
Library Resources for Researchers
  • Library services and resources for researchers
  • Managing search results/references
  • Finding important papers and prominent researchers in your field
EndNote 20
Scopus
  • Curated abstract and citation database, 80+ million records
  • Metrics and analytical tools for articles, journals and authors
  • Discover who is researching what in global literature and where they are doing it
  • More information (https://elsevier.libguides.com/Scopus)

One to One Library Help 

 

One to ones aim to give personalized, in-depth library support for SETU undergraduate students, postgraduate students and staff. So whether you are starting out in the first year of your course or looking for a refresher on library databases we are here to help you.

 

One to one library help is delivered online via Zoom and is available Monday – Friday.

The session will:

  • Refer you to the best online databases for your assignment
  • Help you find the full-text of the books, ebooks and journal articles you need
  • Provide guides on your subject area
  • Help you to find good quality resources on the internet
  • Address any other library related queries you have

You can sign up for a session using the link on this page. We will contact you within two working days to schedule and/or confirm the session.

Contact:
email address: [email protected]
phone number: 051-302837 / 051 834113

Meet the Team

Terry O'Brien

Institute Librarian

Helen Hayden

Deputy Librarian

Kieran Cronin

Deputy Librarian

Trish Keegan

Bibliography Services

Derek Langford

Bibliography Services

Sheila Scanlon

Bibliographic Services

Peggy McHale

Digitisation

Deidre Falconer

External Borrowers

John Maloney

Graphic Design

Seamus Ryan

Information Services and Student Engagement

Claire Blount

Bibliographic Services

Trish Cowman

Digitisation

Maria McCarthy

External Borrowers

Patricia Burke

Graphic Design

Kevin O'Hanlon

Information Services and Student Engagement

Jennifer Bolger

Bibliographic Services

Delia Foley

Digitisation

Tina Hurley

External Borrowers

Claire Kennedy

Graphic Design

David Jackman

Information Services and Student Engagement

David Kane

Bibliographic Services

John Phelan

Digitisation

Neil Darbey

External Borrowers

Brian Madigan

Graphic Design

Diarmuid McElhinney

Information Services and Student Engagement

Siobhan O'Neill

Bibliographic Services

Derek Hanlon

Digitisation

John English

External Borrowers

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