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The Library has a number of books to help you achieve your very best when studying, thinking and writing.

Books on how to study, critical reasoning and academic writing

  • The study skills book - McMillan, Kathleen, Weyers, Jonathan D. B - 3rd ed. - Harlow: Pearson Education, 2012 - xi, 450 p. Shelfmark: LB 2395 .M36 2012
  • Study skills connected : using technology to support your studies - Cottrell, Stella, Morris, Neil - Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012 - xv, 186 p. Shelfmark: LB 2395.7 .C68 2012
  • The study skills handbook - Cottrell, Stella - 4th ed. - Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 - vi, 426 p. (Palgrave study skills; ) Shelfmark: LB 2395 .C68 2013

Books on critical thinking skills

  • Critical thinking skills : developing effective analysis and argument - Cottrell, Stella - 2nd ed. - Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 - xiv, 282 p. (Palgrave study skills; ) Shelfmark: LB 2395.35 .C68 2011
  • How to improve your critical thinking & reflective skills - McMillan, Kathleen A, Weyers, Jonathon - Harlow: Pearson, 2013 - xii, 278 p. Shelfmark: LB 2395.35 .M36 2013
  • How to use your reading in your essays - Godfrey, Jeanne - 2nd ed. - Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 - viii, 162 p. (Palgrave study skills; ) Shelfmark: LB 2395.3 .G58 2013

Books on academic writing

  • Academic writing and grammar for students - Osmond, Alex - 2nd ed. - Los Angeles ; London: SAGE, 2016 - viii, 208 p. (Sage study skills; ) Shelfmark: LB 2369 .O87 2016
  • How to write for university - McMillan, Kathleen, Weyers, Jonathon - Harlow: Pearson, 2014 - x, 255 p. (Smarter study skills; ) Shelfmark: LB 2369 .M36 2014
  • Refining composition skills : academic writing and grammar - Smalley, Regina L, Ruetten, Mary K, Kozyrev, Joann - 6th ed. - Boston, MA: Cengage, 2012 - 406 p. : ill. (Academic writing and grammar; ) Shelfmark: PE 1408 .S577 2012
  • Success in academic writing - Day, Trevor - Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 - xii, 216 p. (Palgrave study skills; ) Shelfmark: LB 2369 .D39 2013
  • Write it right : the secrets of effective writing - Peck, John, Coyle, Martin - 2nd ed. - Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012 - xiv, 202 p. (Palgrave study skills; ) Shelfmark: LB 2369 .P42 2012

Books on taking exams

  • How to succeed in exams & assessments - McMillan, Kathleen, Weyers, Jonathan D. B - 2nd ed. - Harlow: Pearson, 2011 - x, 192 p. Shelfmark: LB 3060.57 .M37 2011
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