There are a selection of introductory skills activities that you can take part in during the first few weeks of term. You can sign-up for our Getting Started hands-on workshops and Library Essentials sessions via the 'activities' tab if you are coming onto campus, or you can explore our interactive e-learning materials (KLaSS) and Library Guides if you are off campus.
During your time at King's you can visit and use any of our libraries but you are likely to be using the following when you are on campus:
|Faculty or Institute||Key library to visit (i)||Key library to visit (ii)|
|Faculty of Arts & Humanities||Maughan Library|
|King's Business School||Maughan Library|
|Dental Institute||New Hunt's House Library||Weston Education Centre Library (Denmark Hill)|
|Faculty of Life Science & Medicine||New Hunt's House Library||Franklin-Wilkins Library|
|Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience||Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience Library (Denmark Hill)||Weston Education Centre Library (Denmark Hill)|
|The Dickson Poon School of Law||Maughan Library|
|Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences||Maughan Library|
|Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery||Franklin-Wilkins Library|
|Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy (inc. Global Affairs)||Maughan Library||Franklin-Wilkins Library|
Getting Started with your Studies
In a Getting Started with your Studies hands-on workshop, one of our Learning and Skills Managers will introduce you to the wide range of tools available to you.
This session will help your carry out the key activities you will need to do to find materials for your course. Topics are likely to include:
This class lasts 1 hour and is held in a computer room so that you can have hands-on experience of our online resources.
Getting Started with IT
In a Getting Started with IT hands-on workshop one of our Learning and Skills Managers will introduce you to the IT systems available to you.
This session will help you become familiar with essential IT systems at King's and where to go for further training and support. Topics are likely to include:
This class lasts 1 hour and is held in a computer room so that you can have hands-on experience.
Select the 'activities' tab for the site you would like to visit and then a time slot on the calendar that appears. You just need an email address and your name to book.
In a Library Essentials session, a member of Library Staff will show you around the Library.
You will discover how to carry out a range of essential library activities to help get the most out of your studies, such as:
Library Essentials will last approximately 20 minutes.
Campus Tours are running at the start of term. You can sign-up for one via the Welcome to King's Guide.
Our map of subject collections will help you identify the libraries to visit: