New core skills section: Communication Skills, covering different ways of communicating and tips on how to improve your communication skills.
- Removal of Dawsonera pages. Before Dawsonera could be used, the platform went into administration and has gone offline; alternatives are being investigated
- Addition of a A to Z list of (free and open) electronic resources. When subscription resources are acquired they will be listed here too
- New dropdown menu heading: Subject Guides; guides to material relevant to a particular subject area. There are seven at the moment
Layout and content may be subject to change
Several additions to note shortly, but the Ergonomics page from Computer Basics section has been duplicated on Online Learning section
New section Effective Searching - tips and suggestions for searching the web and specialist resources. A little tweaking to The Search Process section which now has a downloadable template for building a search strategy
Links page added to Health and Wellbeing section More links will be added soon
New section Health and Wellbeing, expanded from COVID-19 section page and moved to Core Skills. Includes new digital wellbeing page. More content and resources will be added in the coming weeks.
New Study Skills page: Presentations: advice on preparing and giving presentations
New Core Skills section: Computer Basics: a hopefully gentle introduction to some information technology concepts, with links to resources and tutorials
Online Learning substantially expanded and moved from COVID-19 section to Core Skills
New pages in Privacy section: Online Privacy and Security Guide and Links
New page in Avoiding Plagiarism section: a downloadable Plagiarism Checklist with some questions to answer to help you avoid plagiarising
New staff-only section: SAG Moodle Content hosting all content formerly held on the ETBI Supports for Apprentices Group Moodle site
New page in Careers section, linking to ETB guidance and information service contact details
New Page: What's New to keep track of all changes made to digital library website
We now have an email address for comments, feedback and suggestions for content, which you can find on the Contact Us page
New section Career Information Advice and tips on cover letters, CVs etc. and plenty of hopefully useful links. NB If you have access to a guidance and information service, use that!
New section Open Scholarly Resources: listing the different kinds of sites where free and legal full-text of scholarly articles, journals and books can be found.
Evaluating Information Sources section expanded.
Two new pages in COVID-19 section:
New page Free resources available during COVID-19 a list of products/services.resources that have been made free to use during the pandemic
New Library Skills section: The Search Process, describing the steps involved in searching online resources
FET Digital Library goes online