Using your reading and referencing
These videos and guides will help you learn how to use your reading and give you a basic introduction to referencing.
Please note this is initial, entry-level referencing help. For more about referencing, you may want to book an appointment with one of our Study Skills Advisors.
'Reading for Assignment Success' tutorial - Our Study Skills team have developed this reading skills tutorial to teach you some strategies that will help you decide what to read and how to read as a University student.
'Cite Them Right' tutorial - We subscribe to an online guide called Cite Them Right, which teaches you how to reference and why it is important. This short tutorial (created by the authors) explores the principles behind referencing and how to acknowledge the information sources that you use. It is made up of 11 short, self-contained topics, which you can explore and revisit at any time.
Decoding a reference - Is it a book is it a journal article? Learn how to identify what kind of material a reference is for. We can then help you find the material for you to read; either it will be in our collections or we can try and get it for you from elsewhere using our interlibrary loan service.
Using Cite Them Right - In this short video, discover how to access and log into Cite Them Right and why this is a useful tool for referencing.