Study Skills

Study Skills: Finding and Using Reliable Resources

Academic writing is based on things that we know or can conceptualise, and to do this we need to ensure that the sources that inform, inspire, or influence us are reliable.

Using the Internet 

Academic Sources


Critiquing Academic Books, Journals or Articles

Evaluating Internet Sources

Discovering Information

Advanced Searching

Advanced Information Skills

Using Discover@Bolton

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See the below resources to understand more about academic writing, using appropriate sources and evaluating internet sources, or see a wide range of other research and study resources available to help you.

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