Academic Writing Skills

studentIf you are struggling with working out how best to construct your dissertation abstract or are not sure how to format your report there are many useful resources in the library to help you.

The Library now runs a one hour lunchtime training session on academic writing, which looks at:

  • understanding the question, including academic directive words
  • academic formats e.g. the essay and the report
  • features of academic writing
  • academic signal phrases
  • citing and referencing
  • presentation
  • exam tips

You may also find the lunchtime session on reading and note taking helpful, to see more details and to book a place click here.

Below is a list of useful books (just click on the title to got to the catalogue record) or visit the Writing Skills area of the Library website.

Useful Books:

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