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Effective Reading

Our top tips and advice on getting the most from your reading, taking effective notes from journal article and identifying links between sources.

Workshop summaries

Read and download the summary handouts from our academic skills workshops. To book a session on developing your effective reading skills, click here.


External resources

  • Reading strategies, University of Sussex - A range of strategies for approaching different reading situations. 
  • Critical reading techniques, The Open University - techniques to help you become an efficient reader and information processor.