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Study Skills Audit

Why not take a few minutes and test your level of confidence with a range of study skills. You can use it to identify which areas you need to work on.


What this guide contains

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This guide contains helpful advice that will guide you through the process of finding information for your assignments, projects and dissertation.

The guide covers how to create a successful search strategy; the different types of academic material you should be using; the resources available to you at Bournemouth University; how to evaluate the information that you find; and how to conduct a literature review. The guide concludes with information about how to access the Library's resources from off campus.