These are the study skills books that have been used in preparing the study skills information to support the project briefs.
Cottrell, S. (2008) The study skills handbook. 3rd edn. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
A general guide for the whole learning experience. Recommended by many students (probably the most dyslexia-friendly).
Curthoys, A. and McGrath, A. (2009) How to write history that people want to read. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Useful for oral history.
Mann, S. (2011) Study skills for art, design and media students. Harlow: Pearson.
Specially designed for art and design students with advice for both academic and studio work.
McMillan, K. and Weyers, J. (2013) How to cite, reference and avoid plagiarism. Harlow: Pearson.
Harvard system only to be used.
McMillan, K. and Weyers, J. (2013) How to improve your critical thinking and reflective skills. Harlow: Pearson.
How to develop ideas from reading and learning.
McMillan, K. and Weyers, J. (2011) How to write dissertations and project reports. Harlow: Pearson.
Explains the report structure but with useful variations on approach towards subject matter.
Reid, S. (2012) Report writing. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmilan.
A basic guide to the report structure.
Williams, K. and Carroll, J. (2009) Referencing and understanding plagiarism. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Includes general study skills advice for using quotations as well as showing how to do it.
Williams, K., Woollians, M. and Spiro, J. (2012) Reflective writing. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Useful for the reflective journal.