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Training and development

Information Services offers a variety of training options to help you make the best use of library, media, and computing services.
 

Students

Online training resources

Click on the icons on the bottom right of this page to find our training documents and videos for key applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and more. 

Lynda.com

We have a licence to Lynda.com for all students

lyndadotcom-logo.pngLynda.com is a vast online library of high quality video based training courses.

With courses including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, all the Adobe Creative Suite, SPSS, CAD, infographics, programming, becoming an iOS developer, instructional design, presentation skills, starting your own business and photography, it would be easier to say what courses Lynda.com hasn't got rather than list those you may find useful.
 
It also has some great study skills courses including critical thinking, note taking, time management and writing a strong essay.
 
For more information on using Lynda.com visit our Lynda for students page.
 


Workshops

Find out about  workshops to help you make the most of library and information resources.

Student Services offer study skills resources that complement the training resources and workshops offered by Information Services. For more information, visit the Study Skills page on the ASK website.

Staff and researchers

Training Workshops

Visit the Information Technology Training page on the central Learning and Development area of staffcentral for a list of all courses we offer, dates for scheduled workshops and to make a booking. If you can't find what you're looking for, please click on one of the links on the right for more information. 

 
Online training resources 
Click icons on the right for online training documents and videos for our workshops.
 
Learn anything with Lynda.com
 
lyndadotcom-logo.pngWe have a licence to Lynda.com for all staff.
 
Lynda.com is a vast online library of high quality video based training courses covering anything from Excel to Adobe Creative Suite, SPSS and NVivo. For more information visit our Lynda for staff page.

 
Support and guidance for teaching
We offer support for using studentcentral and other technologies that support teaching and information on copyright. For more information visit our Learning and Teaching Support pages.
 
Support and guidance for researchers
We offer support for researchers - from early career to established - throughout the research process. For more information visit our Research Support pages.
 
Bespoke workshops and consultancy for groups
We can tailor any of the sessions from our staff development programme for your group or can work with you to develop a session to meet your team’s specific needs. Please contact us at isworkshops@brighton.ac.uk to discuss your requirements.
 
Staff computer training facilities
​We have staff computer training rooms on our Moulsecoomb and Eastbourne campuses. Staff can check availablity of these rooms on our calendar and bookings can be made by contacting isworkshops@brighton.ac.uk.

Staff with disabilities or specific learning needs
​Contact us to discuss any specific needs which can make attending a training session difficult for you.
 

 Contacts

 
​Team​ Contact for​ ​Contact
​Training Team
  • ​Staff and students
  • All training and development inquiries
  • Workshop bookings
  • IS staff computer training room bookings
​Email: isworkshops@brighton.ac.uk
Tel: 01273 642654
​eLearning Team (LTAs)
  • ​Staff
  • Support and guidance on using studentcentral and other technologies that support teaching and research
​See the Learning Technology Advisers page to find your local LTA
​Information Advisers
  • ​Staff and students
  • Support for information skills and technologies such as Aspire, Open Access and EndNote
​See the Information Advisers page to find the IA for your subject​​​
 
 

 Useful links

 

Learn anything, anytime, anywhere with lyndadotcom-logo.pngLynda.com

Students and staff now have access to Lynda.com's vast online library of high quality video based training courses covering anything from Excel to photography and programming. See

Lynda for students

Lynda for staff


 

Online information security course

We recommend that all staff and researchers complete this course on studentcentral


Skype for Business (Lync)

Find out more about using Skype for Business (Lync) for video conferencing and instant messaging with staff
 
 

 Online resources and training courses

 
 

 Help for applications we do not support

 
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