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Study skills resources

There's a lot of resources across the University of Cambridge to help you develop your study skills. We've included a few below that we think might be useful.

If you find something that we haven't added but you have found useful, let us know and we'll add it!

LibGuide for Archaeology and Anthropology An overview guide offering excellent starting places for finding Archaeology and Anthropology literature, as well as pointers to Archaeology/Anthropology collections at the university and guides on preferred referencing styles
Library Study Skills Catalogue Available on Moodle, this is a searchable list of the skills classes and resources offered by Cambridge University Lbraries
Critical Reading Course This online course helps hone your techniques for reading scholarly literature effectively and efficiently.
Literature Searching - A Guide for Undergraduates Available on Moodle, this course is aimed at undergraduate students who are undertaking an independent research project, such as a dissertation. The guide gives you tips on doing your literature search and guidance on what to do with the references you find.
Study Skills LibGuide Lists many online resources for study and academic skills
Good Academic Practice and Avoiding Plagiarism An introduction to academic integrity and how to avoid plagiarism through proper referencing
Reading on Screens LibGuide A guide to reading ebooks and in digital formats, including ways of making screen-reading easier and more accessible, taking notes from ebooks and accessing alternative e-formats
CamGuides A resource for students focusing on essential study and technology skills for getting started at Cambridge