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Skills Team Workshops: Finding quality library resources for undergraduates

Finding quality library resources for undergraduates

About this workshop

Workshop description

Struggling to find those quality sources that you need for your assignment?

Come along to this workshop to learn tips and techniques to enable you to find good quality library resources such as books and journal articles.

The workshop will provide an opportunity to develop the essential search techniques that you will need to perform your searches effectively, providing the necessary skills to find quality sources.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify key search terms and discover smart ways to search
  • Effectively look for books and quality journal articles using the Library Search and Subject databases
  • Conduct an advanced search using appropriate techniques
  • Limit and filter searches accordingly to narrow or broaden results

Who this workshop is for

Ideal for undergraduate students who need to find quality sources for their assignments. Students from schools across all disciplines will benefit from attending this workshop.


This workshop is run by an Academic & Library Specialist from the Brynmor Jones Library Skills Team.

Workshop format & availability

Register for this workshop

To book your place on this workshop, click on one of the dates below to access the booking form.

Video workshop

This workshop is available as a YouTube video series. You can watch it online at any time!

Relevant SkillsGuides

More information on this topic can be found on the following SkillsGuides:

Finding resources Planning a search strategy Databases