Library induction resources for partners

Use these resources with your students during inductions or within your classes.

Using these induction resources

You are free to use or link to the material on this page on your own virtual learning environments or course material. If you do,  remember that our services are often updated and as such presentations may need updating. Please check back for updates.

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Induction Presentation (PowerPoint)

Download the University of Sunderland Induction for off campus students. You are free to use the whole presentation or use individual slides in your own presentations, but please do not edit the content on the slides. The presentation has link sto useful screencasts about finding resources.

This Powerpoint presentation was last updated in August 2019.

You can also direct students to the Off Campus Library Induction web page.

Tips for Logging in to e-resources off campus (blog post)

This may be a useful link to share with students. It provides guidance on logging into databases off campus using Single Sign On if a student finds themselves unable to access the full text or has not been logged in after clicking on a link from the Library Catalogue or Discover they can sign in directly to the database.

Library Newsletter for Collaborative Partners June 2020 (web page)

This is an update aimed at staff at our collaborative partners. It may be of interest to lecturers and library staff who teach and support students.

Page reviewed: June 2020