Training and courses at the Sainsbury Library

The Sainsbury Library supports the development of transferable research and business information literacy skills by providing a variety of instructional inductions,  programmes, and workshops.   

We offer a Book a Librarian Service, which allows you to book a session specifically on your topic of study or a refresher. Use our form to set up an appointment.


The Sainsbury Library provides inductions and course-specific instruction in face-to-face and online options.  Topics include company financial research, market research, country economic analysis, literature reviews, and other facets of business information research.  

Librarians can assist and collaborate with faculty on assignment design, reading list development, and create course-specific research guides.  

Bodleian iSkills is a more general programme of workshops open to all University members and Bodleian Reader card-holders. Topics include searching for a wide range of scholarly materials, keeping up to date with new research, reference management and bibliometrics.

Sainsbury Library induction videos

The Sainsbury Library induction series is a selection of videos introducing our services and key resources.