The first of 10 podcasts in the Library Pathway series introducing you to library services at Falmouth University. This podcast introduces the series and also features an interview with Head of Library Operations Christina Carson highlighting some the most important things you need to know as a new user of the library.
In this episode we talk to Roo who works in the library, who shares his top tips for new students. We’ll also be looking at the library and Studyhub websites and introducing you to the Library Search tool.
In this third podcast in the series, we explore the library a little further and talk about some other ways to find relevant resources than by browsing the shelves or using Library Search.
We talk to one of our Academic Liaison librarian's, Rosie Enys about subject guides and resource lists and also ask her about the role of the Academic Liaison Librarian and the support the team provides to students.
In this episode we talk to Rachel Browning, one of the Academic Liaison Librarians, about how to do research. We discuss how to go about breaking a topic into keywords and how to improve the results you get from a search.
In this podcast we'll be exploring ways for you to re-engage with your information world. Beginning university is a really good time to take a fresh look at your relationship with information and the web particularly. If you're an undergraduate student starting out today you need to develop information skills that are far superior to generations of students coming before you in the data driven and complex information world in which we now live.
In the second part of this podcast introducing information literacy we talk to Chrisitna Lake (Head of Academic Liaison and Research) about ways to evaluate information.
In this podcast we introduce you to what referencing is and why you need to do it as well as talking to Chloe Burridge from the Academic Skills team about her top tips for surviving referencing.
In this final interview in the podcast series we talk to Steve from the Compass team, which deals with frontline enquiries, about some of the additional support available outside of the library. We also talk about what to do if you feel anxious about your first assignment and where to get help and support.
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