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Or email libenqs@soton.ac.uk for the Library Research Skills team or academicskills@soton.ac.uk for the Academic Skills team (including writing and maths).

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You can browse our academic skills resources or email us. If you would like to request study skills support, click the button above. We can help you with:

  • Critical thinking
  • Managing your time
  • Exams and revision
  • Presentation skills
  • Proofreading skills
  • Learning from lectures
  • Group work
  • Reading and note-making
  • Understanding Academic Integrity and Plagiarism

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You can explore our writing resources or email us. If you would like to book an appointment with a writing specialist, click the button above. We can help you with:

  • Critical analysis 
  • Structure
  • Different assignment types and genres (reflective writing, dissertations, etc.)
  • Planning 
  • Writing styles
  • Understanding feedback

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Take a look at our maths and statistics resources or email us. If you would like to book an appointment with a maths and statistics specialist, click the button above. We can help you with:

  • Understanding key concepts from your course
  • Application of theory to practice
  • Advice with exam preparation and revision technique
  • Developing research questions and gathering data 
  • An overview of relevant statistical analysis
  • Software support such as SPSS and Excel 
  • Overcoming anxiety and increasing your confidence

 

Click the button above to book an appointment with the Library Research Skills service. 

Our expert team of library staff can help you make the most of the extensive digital and print resources whether you are a student, a researcher or member of staff.​ ​You can contact us using libenqs@soton.ac.uk and we can help you with:

  • Finding and evaluating information for your assignments or research ​
  • Citing and referencing ​
  • Understanding plagiarism and copyright​
  • Literature searching using specialist databases ​
  • Developing your search strategies ​
  • Measuring research impact ​
  • Open Access ​
  • Managing your research material​
  • Theses​
  • Sourcing resources from other libraries worldwide​
  • Diversity of our collections ​
  • Digital scholarship​
  • Archival research skills