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Students on Placement: Library Support

Library links, resources, and signposts for students on placement at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, including information about literature searching and assisted search training

University Centre Somerset Library - Placement Student Support

                University Centre Somerset            University Centre Somerset students are also part of Bridgwater and Taunton College

Students are recommended to start at Learning Resources presentation page where they can find links to the library catalogue and links to access their virtual learning environment. 

The library offers an online chat service accessible on the library catalogue main page, where they can search for books, ebooks, magazines, journals and more. 

The library offers study skills sessions from Inductions sessions to Critical thinking and writing sessions. Please contact the library for more information. The contact details are on the main library catalogue page

The library aims to provide tools for students to carry out the literature searching themselves as part of the academic endeavour, rather than run searches on behalf of the students. They also provide variety of supports from group support to 1to1 on demand.

For health related support specifically, students should login to their virtual learning environment and search for the library pages.


University Centre Somerset will follow the guidance of the awarding body. Please ask the college library for more information.