The dedicated off campus web pages have information on all the services we offer you.Videos, Tutorials & Guides
Library staff make videos, online tutorials, guides you can download as well as offering online library support.Library Services for Staff at Partner Centres
If you're teaching on a University of Sunderland programme at a partner centre visit the Partner staff web pages.
Introduction to Library Services for Distance Learners
Tuesday 11th February, 2013 9am (UK time)
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This is a general, introductory session that is ideal for new Sunderland students on distance learning programmes wherever you are in the world.
Why join a webinar?
Help accessing full text articles and e-books for your assignments
Live demonstrations of resources
Opportunities to ask your questions
Sign up for this webinar here.
Joining a webinar is easy, all you need is access to a computer with java installed and the internet. When you sign up for a webinar, we will email you with joining instructions. If you have any questions about webinars (or anything else) contact us: email@example.com
If you’ve got a library/resources question, ask us and we’ll do our best to help you.
Distance Learners can contact us in a number of ways:
Remember, if you contact us publicly (for example on Twitter) do not include passwords or personal data in your message.
The Library Guide for members of partner staff who teach University of Sunderland programmes has been updated.
The Guide for partner staff will tell you how to obtain access to library e-resources, how to search for and access joyrnals and ebooks and further
We want our library videos to be as accessible as possible and we have received feedback recently that some students have experienced difficulty viewing our library videos because they cannot access YouTube.
We listened to your feedback and have added our library videos to the University of Sunderland streaming service. Now when you access a video via the library web page, you will no longer be taken to YouTube, for example: Find and use ebooks: Dawsonera (video)
Let us know if this has made the videos & screencasts more accessible to you.
All videos are still on Youtube too, for those of you who do use it and you can view our channel at http://www.youtube.com/uniofsunlib
A few weeks ago Lynne Robinson our Computing and Engineering Librarian organised training on our IEEE Xplore database. We recorded it so that all staff and students on and off campus could benefit.
Watch online and find out about the great features of IEEE EXplore:
You can also download this E Guide at the Library Partner Staff web Pages.
Click on the thumbnail below to download a pdf of this poster that you can display in your college to promote this service to students on Sunderland programmes. Please feel free to upload to your VLE too.
This poster will also soon be made available on the Library Web Pages for Partner Centre Staff
Contact Leanne Young (Distance Services Librarian) for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Library staff will start our Christmas vacation on Fri 21st December. We’ll be back on the 3rd January 2013 but if you need any help in between we suggest that you check our library webpages where you will find lots of useful information including videos & guides
If you cannot find the help you require please email us at email@example.com. Your email will be forwarded to our IT Out of Hours Service who will try their best to help you. If they are unable to they will forward your message to us and we will answer you as quickly as possible on our return.
Unfortunately we will not be able to answer any queries through Facebook or Twitter during the holiday but will reply as soon as we return
If you plan on visiting either St. Peter’s or Murray Library over the Christmas vacation please make sure you check our opening hours first.
We wish you all a very happy holiday!
One of the main questions we get from all students (on and off campus) is how to reference the information they use in their assignments.
It’s really important that you reference all sources you use in your assignments so that
What do you need to do?
1. Make sure that you know what referencing style you need to use. Check in your module guide or with your tutor.
2. Ensure you know how that style works.
If you are using Harvard or British Standard then you can consult the ebook Cite Them Right: the essential guide to referencing and plagiarism by Graham Sheilds and Richard Pears
Cite Them Right is available directly through DISCOVER - just look for the link on the DISCOVER home page.
You can also find Cite Them Right in My Sunderland. Once logged in, click on the Learning tab.