Media Library https://media.salford.ac.uk/ Media Library en-us Proofreading Tips Selection of tips for proofreading your work. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/13780 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:19:25 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/13780 E-books via Library Search How to access e-books via Library search and some of their key features. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/13098 Thu, 26 Oct 2017 12:23:18 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/13098 How to add Skills for Learning content to Blackboard modules Instructional video showing how to add our eLearning content to modules in Blackboard. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11725 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:55:14 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11725 Physical activity and study success - they're connected you know Students talking about how sport and physical activity have helped them whilst studying at Salford. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11668 Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:57:44 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11668 Using Turnitin: Submitting a final assignment for marking This video introduces you to Turnitin and talks you through submitting a final assignment for marking. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11650 Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:58:15 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11650 Library Welcome This brief video begins to introduce new students to the Library at the University of Salford and highlights information about Library services and resources new students can use. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11645 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:22:55 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11645 Manage your reading load using your module reading lists Sue, an Academic Support Librarian, shows how you can use the reading list system at University to manage and plan your reading load. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11644 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:45:16 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11644 Your module reading lists on Blackboard A video showing how to find your module reading lists in Blackboard and how you can use them to read the books you need for your studies. There is no audio with this video. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11643 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 13:14:53 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11643 Library Welcome - Media City 2017 A brief overview of the Library for new students at Media City https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11508 Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:50:12 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11508 Collaborate Ultra Student guide with CC Collaborate Ultra Student guide with CC https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11507 Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:19:38 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11507 Evaluating your sources How do you know whether the information you find is reliable to use? It's simple, just do the CRAAP test. This video will show you how. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11476 Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:48:10 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11476 Scientific Assessments: Overview Brief overview of scientific assessments and expectations https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11468 Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:49:17 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11468 Reports: Overview Shirt introductory video on scientific and business reports https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11467 Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:44:39 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/11467 Getting Connected For students. Learn how to connect to Blackboard, your Uni email, Library Search and much more - whether you're studying at home, on campus or on the bus. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10531 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:36:43 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10531 Getting connected For students. Learn how to connect to essential resources like BlackBoard, your Uni email, Library Search and much more - whether you're at home, on campus or on the bus. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10529 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:29:47 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10529 Finding and using databases This short video shows you how to find databases relevant to your subject area. It also includes tips on how to use them. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10430 Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:39:49 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10430 Campus tour for new students A campus tour from our Arts & Media students. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10409 Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:52:12 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10409 Study tips Current students share their top tips for study success https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10398 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:09:01 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10398 Make the most of the opportunities Current students talking about the opportunities here at Salford and the importance of making the most of them. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10397 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:06:55 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10397 Transition to University Current students talking about the transition to University. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10396 Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:03:23 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10396 Word's Section Breaks: Changing page orientation Typing up your dissertation or thesis? Work smarter, more effectively, with MS Word's tools. If you have a large image or table of data and want to change the page orientation from portrait to landscape – then you need Section Breaks to achieve that. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10361 Tue, 04 Jul 2017 09:35:16 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10361 Word's Section Breaks: Changing page numbering Typing up your dissertation or thesis? Work smarter, more effectively, with MS Word's tools. You need to add Section Breaks to your dissertation/theses so that you can use different page numbering formats in your headers or footers. They allow you to break up the structure of your document, so that you can e.g. display no page numbering on your title page, use small Roman numerals for your ‘introductory’ pages, and then switch to standard Arabic numbering for the remainder of the document. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10359 Tue, 04 Jul 2017 09:21:41 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10359 Word's Page Breaks Typing up your dissertation or thesis? Work smarter, more effectively, with MS Word's tools. A Page Break marks the point at which one page ends and the next page begins. For example, to ensure your top level headings always appear begin at the top of a page – and never shift half way down¬ – use a Page Break. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10358 Tue, 04 Jul 2017 09:13:36 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10358 Word's 'Caption' tool Typing up your dissertation or thesis? Work smarter, more effectively, with MS Word's tools, such as Captions. A caption is a numbered descriptive label that you can apply to images, diagrams, or tables in your document. Don’t type them out manually... Why use the Caption tool? It will automatically number your items in consecutive order. They will have a consistent appearance as they the ‘Caption’ style. You can create an automatic listing for them (just like a table of contents). https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10355 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:09:03 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10355 Word's Table of Contents Typing up your dissertation or thesis? Work smarter, more effectively, with MS Word's tools. Having applied Heading styles to the headings in your document, you can now create an automated Table of Contents with a couple of clicks. As you edit your document, adding or deleting content, etc. you can update your automated Table of Contents at any time and Word will ensure that it is displaying the correct headings and page numbering. What a time saver! https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10354 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:51:40 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10354 Word's Multilevel lists: Numbering your Heading styles Typing up your dissertation or thesis? Work smarter, more effectively, with MS Word's tools. Having applied Heading styles to the headings in your document you can easily add numbering to your headings. This introduces a clear, obvious hierarchical structure, which can aid the readability of your dissertation/thesis. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10353 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:40:44 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10353 Word's Styles: Using 'Heading' styles Typing up your dissertation or thesis? Work smarter, more effectively, with MS Word's tools. By using Heading Styles you can apply a hierarchical structure to your headings, and modify their formatting attributes to suit your needs. For example, increase the font size, change its colour, apply Bold, etc. Crucially, you can then go on to apply numbering to your headings AND create an automatic table of contents for them. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10352 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:58:28 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10352 Word's Styles: Using the 'Normal' style Typing up your dissertation or thesis? Work smarter, more effectively, with MS Word's tools. This is an introduction to 'Styles' - the 'Normal' style in particular - where the text formatting attributes are pre-set. You can change them to suit your document, and save yourself time and effort. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10351 Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:23:47 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/10351 What is a database? Want to know what a database is? Find out in this video. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9144 Wed, 24 May 2017 15:01:34 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9144 Work Hard Play Hard television advert Colour. Promotional video https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9143 Fri, 19 May 2017 12:01:54 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9143 An Introduction to Library Services, University College Salford, 1990s Colour https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9141 Fri, 19 May 2017 11:28:13 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9141 Salford College of Technology Library: A Guide for users, c1980s Colour https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9140 Fri, 19 May 2017 11:18:30 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9140 Salford Seen and Heard, 1998 Colour. Promotional video. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9139 Fri, 19 May 2017 11:00:43 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9139 Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher opening Industrial Centre, January 1982 Colour https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9138 Fri, 19 May 2017 10:26:19 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9138 Man and Nature: 8th Chancellor’s Lecture, June 1982 Colour https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9137 Fri, 19 May 2017 09:40:18 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9137 New Horizons in Chemical Education, c1982 Colour. Department of Chemistry and Applied Chemistry https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9134 Thu, 18 May 2017 14:32:15 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9134 Technology Transfer in Electronics, 1982 Colour. Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9133 Thu, 18 May 2017 14:15:35 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9133 School of Modern Languages, 1982 Colour https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9132 Thu, 18 May 2017 13:54:20 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9132 CAMPUS! Campaign to promote the University of Salford, 1980s Colour. Promotional video https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9131 Thu, 18 May 2017 11:51:24 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9131 Salford on View: A Video Prospectus, c1983 Colour. Promotional video. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9129 Thu, 18 May 2017 11:09:26 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9129 Salford - Work Hard Play Hard, c2008 Colour. Promotional film. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9128 Tue, 16 May 2017 15:20:37 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9128 Finding the information needed to create an OSCOLA case reference Short video showing where to find the information needed to create an OSCOLA reference for a legal case in a Westlaw UK case document. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9118 Tue, 16 May 2017 11:15:40 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9118 Finding the information needed to create a journal article OSCOLA reference Short video showing a journal article in the Westlaw UK database and where to find the information needed to create an OSCOLA journal article reference. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9117 Tue, 16 May 2017 11:13:30 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9117 How to find the information you need to create an OSCOLA book reference Short video showing where to find the information in a book that you need to create an OSCOLA reference, showing title, author, publisher and year of publication. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9116 Tue, 16 May 2017 11:10:05 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9116 Academic writing tips Academic writing has some specific expectations. This short animation introduces the most common. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9092 Thu, 11 May 2017 12:45:40 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/9092 Mouse pointer shapes in Microsoft Excel Video explaining what the different mouse pointer shapes in Excel mean. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/8204 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:08:05 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/8204 Completing your Dissertation Tips for getting your dissertation completed. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/8203 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:04:05 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/8203 Windows Jump Lists Learn about windows jump lists. They are shortcuts available via the task bar for those items your open or view on a frequent basis. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/8202 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:55:11 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/8202 Learn to Touch Type Video introducing tools to help you learn how to touch type. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/8201 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:52:10 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/8201 Skills for Learning - Introduction for Staff A video explaining what Skills for Learning is and how academic staff can use the materials in their teaching. https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/1609 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:04:09 GMT https://media.salford.ac.uk/Play/1609