Getting help in the library
Students from all three universities can see Hugh Stoddart, Royal Literary Fellow from the Royal Literary Fund. He will be based in the Drill Hall Library on Mondays and Tuesdays (term time only) and can offer useful advice on academic writing skills. You can book sessions with him by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check our library events calendar for a list of workshops run in the Drill Hall by the Student and Learning Advisory Service.
There are many useful books on study skills in the Drill Hall Library. Some useful shelfmarks for study skills topics include:
- 001.42 - general research skills;
- 025.04 - internet research;
- 378.170281 - higher education study skills;
- 808.066 - academic writing skills, including referencing and avoiding plagiarism; and
- 808.51 - giving presentations.
A selection of study skills books are available for use in the library. This is located on a bookshelf against the wall in the Quiet Zone.
If you need further help with study skills in general, including academic writing, help is available from your university.
University of Greenwich
Students should contact the Academic Skills team on email@example.com . Useful web resources include:
- Academic Skills - resources, plus contact details for the Academic Skills team; and
- iPROGRESS - an online course accessible via the Portal and Moodle, covering how to find quality information, avoid plagiarism, cite your references and much more.
University of Kent
- Academic Integrity - including advice on referencing and avoiding plagiarism; and
- Student Learning Resources - online resources for all areas of academic skills training.
Canterbury Christ Church University
Students can get in touch with Student Learning Development via their Blackboard site. Further info:
- Turnitin - details about the 'plagiarism detection' software CCCU uses; and
- for referencing (including Harvard), see the Referencing tab in Blackboard.