Information skills training programme

The information skills training programme is open to anybody working in the Conservation Campus for a CCI partner organisation, and provides training in a wide range of topics related to finding and using information. Registration is now required for these workshops. If you have any feedback, suggestions or requests for the programme, please contact Lizzie (


See Also

1-2-1 training & support

Toolbox (resource in progress)

Mailing list

If you would like to receive an email when new sessions are announced and a reminder a few days before each session, sign up to our mailing list.

previewUpcoming sessions

7 June: Creating Video: Learn how to harness the power of video with PowToon or Adobe Spark.

21 June: Mendeley: An Introduction: Set up a Mendeley account to store, share and cite references.

3 July: Controlling Your Inbox: Learn common strategies for keeping on top of your emails and implement one.

17 July: Top Twitter Tips: Tips and tricks for getting Twitter to work for you, without it consuming your life.

Previous sessions


Training resources for your CPD

In the first year of the Information Skills Training Programme there were:

18 training sessions run; 73 people attended at least one session; 745 views of resources and summaries on library website


Revisiting productivity tools

Open access: meeting your funder’s requirements

Power up your productivity: how to use free tools to make your working life easier

Getting information to come to you: keeping up to date with search alerts and more

How to pretend to be a graphic designer: tools to make visual content creation easy

Understanding Open Access

Libraries in Cambridge

Twitter as a News Source

University Library Tour

Finding Grey Literature

Accessing E-Journals

Collaborative Writing

Reference Management with Mendeley & Zotero


Drop-in session: Finding images you can use

University Library Tour for CCI Partner staff – for details of upcoming orientation tours at the University Library see

Drop-in session: Registering for a University Library Card

Beyond books: Finding grey literature

Drop-in session: The A.G. Leventis Library catalogue