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Training and events

Library Services offers a programme of live online training sessions to all OU students and staff.

The online training sessions are 30 to 45 minutes long and provide an online alternative to face-to-face training while still allowing you live access to a librarian. To find out more about the tool we use and to access a room to test your audio, please see the Online rooms guidance (login required).

Recordings of the live training sessions are available underneath the 'Join Room' link on the session pages and a list of recent and upcoming events are also available.

The Library Research Support Team also runs a range of training sessions for postgraduate researchers throughout the year

Jul 07

Reference management tools - an introduction

Thu, 07/07/2022 - 12:00

Learn how reference management tools work and the benefit and risks of using them.

Jul 20

Assessing the reliability of information for your assignment

Wed, 20/07/2022 - 19:30

Learn how to evaluate information and why it is important to look critically at online information sources.