Take a look at our Library skills page which will direct you to all the help and support information available from Library Services.
This is the place to find out about the Library skills sessions available to all students at USW:
Or try our Library skills guide which will get you started, with the basics like finding a book, an article or journal.
All the USW guides can be found on the Referencing guides page:
The exceptions are:
We also have a Referencing tools guide which outlines the main tools supported at USW and the most commonly used free tools.
If you would like a more comprehensive guide to referencing, the eBook below will help with all the styles listed above.
You can also make an appointment with a study skills tutor.
Have you ever found content in your course that was difficult to read, or you wish came in a different format? Blackboard ALLY is the answer.
The ALLY alternative formats tool allows you to convert files uploaded to Blackboard by your lecturers into a wide range of different formats, including Audio/MP3 ePub, Electronic braille and PDF.
Prefer to read in your first language? ALLY can translate course documents into 30 different languages.
You can download your favourite format anywhere you see the ALLY alternative format icon on Blackboard - great for learning your way on the go.
Look out for the icon in Blackboard.
Find out more - https://its.southwales.ac.uk/unilearn/ally/