Most reading lists for the Architecture are available in the University's Reading List Online (RLO) system. This provides a single point of access to recommended reading and includes:
information about books’ availability
links to our online resources, including e-books and journal articles
scanned extracts of key readings
You can find links to your lists from the Support Resources button on your Blackboard module/course content or alternatively you can search for your module by module name, module code in Reading List Online.
Think of the reading list as your starting point within each subject. It has been designed to develop your subject knowledge and you can develop further by searching in Library Search for other resources related to your module.
Strategies for Supporting Academic Reading: what do other students say
We are all unique and learn in a variety of different ways and use different strategies for reading and working with information. This video allows you to consider which practice will work best for you and you may find a new approach that you want to try!
TedEd video on how to read an academic paper. This is a very specific skill you need to develop, to be able to make the best use of the information you find in an academic paper. This short video talks you through some tips on how to make sense of the information you are reading.
Reading Critically: be active in your reading
Learn how to identify the purpose of your reading, the correct approach to take, and adopt new techniques such as skimming and scanning.