Information skills training programme

The information skills training programme is open to anybody working for a CCI partner organisation, and provides training in a wide range of topics related to finding and using information. There is no need to sign up for sessions unless specified in the session details. 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

Tell us what topics you would like to see covered in 2018 – 2 minute survey now open! (closes 23rd January)

Training resources for your CPD
Monday 22nd January

Apps for creating & editing video
February [date tbc]

Previous sessions

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


9 November: Revisiting productivity tools

26 October: Open access: meeting your funder’s requirements

12 September: Power up your productivity: how to use free tools to make your working life easier (follow up discussion on 9 November)

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

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

13 April: Understanding Open Access

6 April: Libraries in Cambridge

30 March: Twitter as a News Source

23 March: University Library Tour

16 March: Finding Grey Literature

9 March: Accessing E-Journals

2 March: Collaborative Writing

23 February: Reference Management with Mendeley & Zotero


15 December: Drop-in session: Finding images you can use

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

1 December: Drop-in session: Registering for a University Library Card

24 November: Beyond books: Finding grey literature

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