Commons Library Training


The Commons Library offers a range of training courses, tailored to individuals or groups, both face-to-face and online.  These can help you to find information on the intranet or website, including the Library’s online databases.

Training courses include:

Find It programme
The Library’s Find It programme can help you get the information you need to do your job. The courses look at a variety of information resources – both on the Intranet and the website – and how to use them to locate what you need online.

  • Find It Online
  • Finding Library Research Online
  • Finding Parliamentary Questions, Debates & Speeches Online
  • Finding Parliamentary Papers Online
  • Finding Bills & Acts Online
  • Finding Books and Journals
  • Media and News Sources

Specific courses

  • Parliamentary Search: in Depth – learn about the search tool for questions, debates and other parliamentary material
  • Nexis News: in Depth – learn about the Intranet resource for press articles and news wires
    Introduction to the Library sessions – introduction to the range of Library services available to Members’ staff, including briefings, enquiries, online resources and more.