Whether you are a first year undergraduate or working on your PhD, information skills can make or break your academic experience. This course is divided into 7 lessons that will take you through the basics of using the Library and on to more advanced information skills needed for academic work and life beyond university. 

Complete this course to learn:

Writing in the Disciplines is a collection of student work with the marker's feedback and comments highlighting good writing practices.

It also links to the Essex A-Z Academic Writing Guide, which is a more in depth discussion on good academic writing.

Resources from your Library to help support your learning and research.


  • Search skills
  • Referencing
  • Reading lists
  • Information for researchers