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Library Essentials

A guide to help you with the basics of using your University Library.

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If you want to improve your digital skills, there are different learning and development options available to you as a University of Sunderland student.

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Digital US is an online digital skills module brought to you by Student Journey, available to all Sunderland Campus students through Canvas. Completing Digital US will enable you to make a confident start with the University of Sunderland's key digital systems and develop the digital competencies and capabilities which are central to academic success, student life, employability and personal and professional practice.

Completing Digital US will enable you to make a confident start with the University of Sunderland's key digital systems and develop the digital competencies and capabilities which are central to academic success, student life, employability and personal and professional practice. We offer daily drop-ins to help get you started with Digital US, where the team can help you get logged into Canvas, find the module, and navigate around the module units.

Get started with Digital US

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Learning and growth through higher education is a journey and a life-long process. Access over 16,000 courses in 7 languages and learn at your own pace. LinkedIn Learning also offers an array of resources to help support your digital literacy and skills, from using Office 365 applications to developing your presentation skills. The University has curated over 200 bespoke content links in LinkedIn Learning including videos, guides and course links, that can be accessed by activating your account. LinkedIn Learning also offers on-demand courses to help individuals prepare for professional certification exams and earn continuing education units, including Six Sigma, PMI, AWS, Microsoft, VMWare, and many more.

Click here to activate your LinkedIn Learning accountYou will have the option to connect through your personal LinkedIn profile or activate your account using your University of Sunderland email address.