Lyktan Study Support Centre, drop-in
The University Library offers support throughout your studies. Use our drop-in services when you have trouble searching different databases, finding scholarly publications, writing academic texts or performing mathematical calculations. Do not hesitate – get the help you need by visiting the Lyktan Study Support Centre drop-in.
The University Library’s website includes a guide to academic writing and research guides that may answer your questions. If you cannot find the answers there or still need help, please visit our drop-in sessions. See the information below on how these sessions work.
We offer support in
Writing academic texts as part of your studies. Drop-in sessions focus on structure and language. You can also ask questions on the writing process, citations and referencing techniques.
Using a relevant search strategy. Drop-in sessions focus on finding relevant subject terms, appropriate databases and searching effectively. We can also help you to assess the scholarly level of the publications you found. If you want to use Zotero, we can give an introduction to the software during the drop-in session.
Doing mathematical calculations. Drop-in sessions with Math Support focus on helping you with statistics, calculating percentages and tackling other mathematical problems.
Online drop-in, autumn 2020
Due to current circumstances, drop-in is offered online via Zoom during the 2020 autumn semester. The times and links to different drop-in rooms are available below. When you have clicked on a link, you first enter an online waiting room. The instructor will let you into the main tutoring room when it is your turn. Read the instructions below before clicking on the Zoom links.
|OPENING HOURS UNTIL DECEMBER 22|
|Academic writing (Swedish)||Tuesday 10:00–12:00
|Information retrieval and Zotero||Monday 10:00–12:00
|Math support||Wednesday 15:00–17:00|
|Academic writing (English)||Thursday 14:00–15:00|
|OPENING HOURS FROM DECEMBER 23–JANUARY 6|
|All drop-in sessions||Closed|
On Thursday November 19, the drop-in service in Academic writing in both Swedish and English is cancelled!