Below are a selection of resources to help you use the Internet, improve
your study skills and find general online reference resources such as
dictionaries. (Of the Internet Skills Tutorials the first three may prove
to be of particular use.)
Skills section provides a number of links to study skill resouces located
at academic institutions. These resources can help with time management,
note taking, essay writing and exam revision. More specifically there
are links to Maths study skills.
reference resources provide links to medical and general dictionaries.
General Study Skills
1. Bournemouth University Study Skills
There are excellent study skills guides on MyBU, Bournemouth
University's VLE. These cover all aspects of study skills from preparing
for presentations to compiling a literature review.
The LearnHigher Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)
is a partnership of 16 Universities, led by Liverpool Hope University,
committed to improving student learning through providing excellent resources
to support students' learning development, and through practice-led research
to inform the effective use of those resources. Thier resources, in 20
Learning Areas, are freely available to all.
refer to Bournemouth University's 'BU
Guide to Citation in the Harvard style' (PDF) on their Citing
References webpage. If you would like to use EndNote Web
to assist you with Referencing, see our intranet page on EndNote
Student's Guide to Citing References from the University of Birmingham:
this resource may also be useful.
Web Text John December's extensive coverage of 'orientation, guides, reference
materials, browsing and exploring tools, subject and word-oriented searching
tools, and information about connecting with people'
Gulf Coast University - Powerpoint 2000 Tutorial
Office Home Page
Maths & Statistics
Instat - an interactive statistical
Visit the above link (University
of Reading webiste) for a
free tutorial and more information about Instat.
Plus Health Information