During your studies and in your subsequent career, you will need to develop expertise in finding, evaluating and using information effectively and ethically. That expertise is often called ‘information literacy’.
If your department does not already arrange an introductory session, or if you want extra sessions, you can contact your Subject Librarian directly to arrange one. All of the Subject Librarians and their contact details are listed by subject on the Library website, at: http://www.bris.ac.uk/library/support/subjects/.
Develop your expertise in finding and using information effectively with our video tutorials on understanding references on your reading list, an introduction to the Library (new version in preparation), the Library Catalogue, our MetaLib resource gateway (new versions in preparation), and accessing electronic library resources away from the campus.
Develop your expertise in finding, evaluating and using information effectively and ethically with our finding and using information web pages on.
There are also useful online sources which can help you begin now to develop your information literacy skills. Have a look at: