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School of Applied Sciences: Getting Started

Subject specific resources and services.

Tips on getting started

One of the best places to begin is with the "Getting Started" pages on the main library website on the student portal.MyNapier Logo

Here you will find all you need to know about using the libraries, finding and borrowing books and help with using electronic resources. You will also find links to all the most useful library web pages, including subject guides and a glossary of "Library -speak" to help you understand how things are arranged.

You can use the library and IT induction materials to work through the basics of the information skills you will need.

Encompass front pageEN:Compass is an information resource to help you develop your digital literacy skills. These skills will not only help you to get the best from your course but will also give you an edge in the jobs market as they are highly prized by employers.

Using EN:Compass you can find out about finding and evaluating information as well as the practicalities of keeping track of information, referencing, copyright and plagiarism.

You can also find out more about sharing information and using social networks.

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