Whether you’ve attended a research skills session at The Hive or this is your first time to our preparing for university pages, you’ll find lots of useful tips and advice on how to make the transition to university and higher education.
Studying at this level is different to being at school or college as you'll be required to be much more self-sufficient in finding and evaluating information for yourselves before including it in your work.
The purpose of university libraries and their staff is to help students to become both competent and confident in becoming independent learners. These pages will help you to produce the best work that you can.
What are they, and what are they used for?
Using the library, both online and physical.
Is this website true? Why should I use it?
Why is it so important? How do I do it?
Putting your brain in gear to study
How to avoid being too chatty, descriptive or vague in your written work.