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Drop-ins and 1-1s

 Need some library help? 

...need some help getting started with an assignment?

....guidance from a librarian on how to build a search strategy?

....having trouble with one of our databases?

Or do you just want to know how to make the best use of our library resources?


Library Guides

We have created Library Guides to help you discover the resources for your subject as well as links to online tutorials.

If you want to speak to a librarian for more support we offer drop-ins and bookable 1-1 appointments to help you get the most out of your Libraries & Collections.

 drop-in_icon_transparent_75px Library Drop-In Sessions 

Library Drop-ins have been cancelled until further notice due to the Covid-19 outbreak.


  Appointment_icon_transparent_75px 1-1 Appointments

We’re offering a limited number of one-to-one appointments via Teams from April 2020 to support you with literature searching.

We can give guidance on:

  • Navigating the library's online resources
  • Database Searching Techniques
  • How to use databases
  • Literature searching, including planning and creating search strategies.


1-1s last 30 minutes and when you make a booking we will ask for some information on what you want guidance with. This is so we can prepare and ensure your session is as helpful as possible. 

These 1:1s will be run using Microsoft Teams, once you have booked an appointment we will send you a Teams invite and video call practical guidance.


To book a 1-1

Choose your time slot and librarian to book a 1-1 appointment


King's Academic Skills for Learning

King's Academic Skills for Learning (KASL) has been created by King's Academy to provide you with a range of resources and activities to help you succeed in your studies at King's.  This resource has been created in partnership with other departments at King's including Libraries & Collections and Careers & Employability.

Topics include:

• Studying at University

• Using Technology for your studies

• Maths and Statistics

• Presenting at University

• Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism

• Writing at University

• Reading at University

• Finding and Evaluating Information.


You can get access to these online resources plus information on workshops and one-to-ones with Study Skills Leaders on the KASL homepage in KEATS.

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