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Library Instruction & Information Skills

The Library Orientation and Instruction Programme extends the role of the Library's Reference Desk in ensuring that Library users make the most effective use of the Library.

The programme is designed to educate staff in locating and using appropriate print and/or electronic information sources for their information needs. This service is available on an individual or group basis. The programme consists of:


a)     Library tour (where things are) & introduction to Reader Privileges


b)     Introduction to the Library Online Catalogue, RiOS and The Knowledge Portal.


c)     General search strategy development and specific search techniques.


d)     Electronic journals and databases