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Academic Skills Pocketbook

by The Library on 2023-03-09T11:08:46+11:00 | 0 Comments

A Library guide to success at universityAcademic Skills Pocketbook

The Academic Skills Pocketbook is your go-to guide for study skills, academic writing, assignments and more.

Get a quick understanding of the most important academic skills you’ll need to get started at university or College. The Library has got you covered with this awesome, user-friendly study guide.

Not sure how to take lecture notes effectively? Want to brush up on your writing fundamentals, research strategies or critical thinking skills? Lean into the Library expertise in these key areas of academic study to gain confidence and succeed this year at Western.

Pop the Pocketbook in your favourites tab for quick reference anytime.

Academic Skills Pocketbook Contents:

  1. Life at University
    • Expectations at university
    • Time management
    • Wellbeing
    • Academic integrity
  2. Academic Writing Skills
    • Finding information
    • Note-taking
    • Critical thinking
    • Writing fundamentals
    • Sources and referencing
  3. Specific Assignment Types
    • Literature reviews
    • Essays
    • Reports
    • Presentations
  4. Mathematics at University
    • Using mathematics
    • Subject specific mathematics

Appendix A: Survival Guide Anxiety Video Transcript
Appendix B: Survival Guide Perfectionism Video Transcript
Appendix C: Mindful Breathing Survival Guide Video Transcript
Appendix D: Tips for effective searching Infographic

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