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Tours and Training (overview)

Divinity Library, floor plan, ground.Tours of the Divinity Library:

  • If you are an new students at the Faculty of Divinity: you will have received an email to your University email address; if you haven't, please let us know.
  • If you are a new member of the University and would like a tour, please please let us know.

We are happy to give new University of Cambridge staff tailored sessions, or very quick introductions, at any time during the academic year.

 

Divinity Library study & research skills sessions:

In addition there are specific sessions for all members of the Divinity Faculty; currently, these are:

UL Orientation (session in Divinity Faculty building) plus Tour of the UL with focus on Theology, Religious Studies and the Philosophy of Religion An orientation session, plus tour of the University Library for Divinity Faculty members, led by members of the Divinity Faculty Library staff.
Managing your bibliography (Zotero for beginners) This session will introduce you to Zotero (https://www.zotero.org/), a free tool to manage bibliographies and bibliographic databases.

Sessions for undergraduate students:

An introduction to electronic resources for Undergraduates studying Theology Gives a brief overview of the various e-resources, which are particularly relevant for undergraduate students.
An introduction to IDiscover (the University Library catalogue) for new Undergraduate This session provides an introduction to the use of IDiscover (the University Library catalogue), for new Postgraduate students and Academic staff, demonstrating the main functions of the catalogue and showing how to make the most effective use of its capabilities for locating books and journals in print and electronic form.
Introduction to bibliographic searching for Undergraduates An introduction to the use of the specialist Theology and Religious studies bibliographic database ATLA for undergraduates.

Sessions for grad students & acdemics:

Bibliographic Searching for TRS Researchers Provides a brief overview of the issues of searching for publications in general, and follow this up with searching the specialist Theology and Religious studies bibliographic database ATLA and the Theologicus Index.
An introduction to IDiscover (the University Library catalogue) for new Postgraduate students and Academics This session provides an introduction to the use of IDiscover (the University Library catalogue), for new Postgraduate students and Academic staff, demonstrating the main functions of the catalogue and showing how to make the most effective use of its capabilities for locating books and journals in print and electronic form.
e-resources sessions for Academics & Grad students This session provides an overview of the extensive e-resources relevant to Theology, Religious Studies and the Philosophy of Religion, including e-books, e-journals, databases and electronic legal deposit materials (journal articles and monographs).

A generic session for graduate students (in A&H and Social Sciences) is also available: