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Information Skills

On this page, you will find information which will help you develop your information and research skills. Have a look at the links below:

Library Guide

Finding Resources in the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Library


Log-in Guide to Accessing Online Resources at UHI

Accessing the UHI electronic resources database



 How to cite references using the Harvard Style, guide prepared by Cardiff University

Refworks Tutorial: a bibliographic referencing tool which allows users to store their references for use in assignments.


Information Skills



An online tutorial, prepared by the Open University, that will help you develop your information skills.


Search Techniques

Guidance prepared by the Open University on using keywords, boolean logic, wildcards etc.


The Internet Detective

A free online tutorial about using information on the web.


Information Skills for Postgraduate Researchers

A website designed by the Open University for postgraduate researchers. It has a useful section on mind mapping.



Past Exam Papers (Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Courses)


Revision and examination

A unit prepared by the Open University (Open Learn) to help you improve your revision and exam techniques.