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Subject guides and librarians

The Librarians are specialists in their subject areas and are available to advise and support students in the following ways:

  • Help with researching for assignments, dissertations and projects
  • Effective use of Library subject collections, databases and other resources
  • Referencing and plagiarism
  • Basic study skills
  • And any other information needs you may have related to your studies

If you'd like more support on subject specific research, please contact your Academic Liaison Librarian using the links on the right.

Library Skills

A cartoon of three students engaged in learningLibrary Services supports learning, teaching and research in the vibrant, diverse University that is London Met.

Led by the Academic Liaison Librarian team, these workshops will help you develop your skills for uni and beyond. From understanding referencing or finding the best resource for your subject to using AI, these sessions will boost your knowledge and confidence- ready for when you write your next assignment! 

Upcoming workshops....

Library Refresher and Using Library Search

Join our session to unlock the full potential of your university's resources. Discover the services, facilities, and abundant resources available at your fingertips. We'll show you how to effectively use Library Search to access books, ebooks, journal articles, and more for your research needs. Whether you're an undergrad or a postgrad, this session equips you with the tools to maximize your university experience. Book your place today and level up your academic journey! 

Returning Autumn 2024


How to Reference with Cite Them Right

Calling all university students seeking to master the art of proper referencing! Join our workshop on how to use the website Cite Them Right to reference accurately, whichever style you use. Whether you're working on essays, research papers, or dissertations, you'll gain valuable insights on writing citations and reference lists. Elevate your academic work to the next level by attending this session and developing a crucial skillset for your university journey and beyond! Reserve a place today and boost your academic excellence. 

Returning Autumn 2024


Getting Started with Zotero

You can bring your own laptop to this session. 

Join us for an informative and interactive Zotero session for London Met students! Whether you're an undergraduate or graduate student, managing your research and citations has never been easier. In this session, you'll learn how to import sources and organise your material on Zotero to seamlessly generate citations and bibliographies. Our librarians will walk you through the ins and outs of Zotero, empowering you to conquer your research projects with efficiency and accuracy. Don't miss this opportunity to sharpen your research skills and boost your productivity. Reserve your spot now and take the first step towards becoming a citation pro! The workshop will be held in the Welcome Room (LCG-26) on the ground floor of Holloway Road Library. 

Returning Autumn 2024


AI Literacy and How to Use AI Tools

Explore the potential benefits and current limitations​ of AI in an academic context. An overview of using AI critically and acknowledging usage and referencing AI​ in your work.

Returning Autumn 2024

Online reading lists

The best place to find your reading list is on Weblearn.

Each of your modules will have a Blackboard site. Look for the "Reading List" link in the left hand menu to link to your online reading list.

Or do search for a reading list by module code or title using the quick search box below:

Reading List

Search for lists, modules & courses

Cite Them Right

Cite Them Right banner. A student's must-have online referencing tool.

Cite Them Right is an online platform that can help you with your referencing.  It provides clear guidance on how to reference with lots of examples.  It covers a range of different referencing styles and you can test your knowledge with their tutorial. 

 Better referencing, better assignments, better grades.

To access: go to Cite Them Right > click Log in > click Log in via your institution > search for and select London Metropolitan University > sign in with your usual university email and password.

Choose your referencing style to get started or take a look at their videos and tutorial.

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