Contact us by phone or email:
0161 952 4703 - Altrincham
0161 886 7012 - Centre for Science & Technology
Email :
0161 952 4703 - Altrincham
0161 886 7012 - Centre for Science & Technology
Email :

Internet Research Skills

Internet Research Skills Tutorials



Develop your research skills with the interactive tutorials below, which are provided by a variety of education websites. Click on the logo to visit the site.


Virtual Training Suite logo

The Virtual Training Suite offers a range of tutorials across many different subject areas (over 60 in total). The tutorials are interactive with things like quizzes and exercises that will help you improve your skills in finding good quality information on the Internet and making the most of Library resources.

Open University Safari logo

Safari is provided by the Open University and is a very detailed tutorial on using a range of different Library and Internet resources. It covers skills in finding, evaluating and using online information.  Please note that some parts of the tutorial will not be accessible as they require login passwords.


University of Manchester Library image

The University of Manchester Library provides a range of tutorials including : Finding the good stuff: evaluating your sources ; Getting results: guides to searching databases. Some of these tutorials may prompt you to login to University of Manchester Library resources which will not be available to you.


Library Locations
Trafford College
(Altrincham Campus)

Manchester Road
West Timperley
WA14 5PQ
0161 952 4703
The Centre for Science and Technology
Trafford College
Talbot Road
M32 0XH
0161 886 7012

Trafford College is a leading provider of education and training in Greater Manchester. With a £50m investment in world-class facilities, an innovative approach to learning and exceptional links with some of the UK’s most significant employers, students are given a platform from which they can achieve their full potential.