Evidence shows that library and information literacy skills teaching is much more effective when integrated into a student's academic programme, providing support for relevant skills development at the time it is needed.
UCL libraries offer a wide range of services to support your teaching activities. Our dedicated subject specialists are the first point of contact for departmental and faculty staff, and can:
Provide advice on embedding information literacy teaching in your modules or programmes to support research-based education and connected learning.
Deliver teaching for your students tailored to your subject area as part of your academic programme or module.
Help you create online reading lists using ReadingLists@UCL.
Bespoke library skills training for your students, whether taught course or research students, may be arranged covering a variety of topics, including:
UCL library inductions and orientations;
Literature searching: developing advanced search strategies to ensure comprehensive literature retrieval;
Searching skills for systematic reviews and designing comprehensive search strategies;
Citing references, avoiding plagiarism and using reference management software;
Advice on publishing Open Access and using open access sources;
Assessing the impact of research using citation metrics.
For further advice and information, or to arrange an appointment, please contact: the relevant member of library staff or library, or visit the Teaching and Learning Services.