You will find support and advice on our Academic Skills website covering useful study skills such as:
Our library online training and workshops pages give you access to a range of recorded sessions covering a range of subject areas such as finding information, critical thinking, citing and referencing and plagiarism.
Your department will recommend which citing and referencing style you should use.
Use the Citing and Referencing guide to find out how to reference resources and which referencing style you should be using. There is also support on the different types of reference management software available to help you choose the right tool for you. Eg: Endnote or Mendeley
Our Getting Started online course will give you an understanding of the transition between your school or college and studying at the University of Southampton and using our Library Services. The information you have found and used up to now, along with the skills you developed at school or college may be different from those you need during a degree course at university. This online course is designed to help you understand and prepare for the transition in the context of Information Literacy.
There are 6 sections each taking between 30 minutes to an hour to complete. Sections include:
Starting out on your research project? Use the Introduction to research methods course to discover the essential information and skills that you will need.