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Study Skills: Online Resources

Books and online tutorials to help you understand, practice and improve your study skills

Skills for Study

Skills for Study is an interactive e-learning resource offering online modules or tutorials on a variety of essential study skills.

The modules are:

  • Getting ready for academic study
  • Time Management
  • Reading and note-making
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Writing skills
  • Referencing and understanding plagiarism
  • Groupwork and presentations
  • Confidence with numbers
  • Exam skills
  • Research Principles
  • Projects, dissertations and reports
  • Employability and personal development

Within Skills for Study you’ll find:

  • diagnostic tests to assess your current ability and personalise your learning
  • practice activities to reinforce new skills
  • audio and video clips to keep things interesting
  • self-assessments and quizzes to test your understanding and check your progress.

Skills for Study is available both on and off campus. 

The first time you access Skills for Study, you will be prompted to agree to Terms and Conditions by supplying details such as your name and college email, when you have done this you will be directed to Skills for Study, you will not be required to complete this page again.  You can then sign in using your Bradford College login details.

Cite them right online

Cite them right online is the essential referencing guide to how to reference and cite a wide range of resources correctly.  Cite them right online also provides guidance on understanding how to avoid plagiarism.

On and off campus access is via your Bradford College login details, you will be asked to enter your college username and password.

Cite them right online is based on the latest edition of the popular textbook Cite them right by Richard Pears and Graham Shields.  

Useful Websites

Library Services 01274 08 8257
Library Services, David Hockney Building, Bradford College, Great Horton Road, Bradford, BD7 1AY.