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Dr Najeeb Lectures

Dr Najeeb Lectures 

We subscribe to the Dr Najeeb Lectures.  Access this popular lecture series with the username and password emailed to you.

If you do not have this, please email the Library for details.

An app is also available for iOS and Android devices.

Statistics and Maths Resources

Mathcentre and Statstutor provide online resources to help you study and revise maths and statistics topics.

Resources may be printed or downloaded and include self-study guides, video tutorials, facts and formulae leaflets, tests and quizzes.‚Äč

Skills4StudyCampus

Skills4StudyCampusis an excellent self-directed learning tool - it can help you develop the study skills you require to succeed at university. You can access this online resource anytime, anywhere and start to build up a skill set that will help you make the most of your studies.
 
The following modules are available:
  • Getting ready for academic study: get a head start on your first year at university
  • Referencing and understanding plagiarism: get a deep understanding of what plagiarism is and how to avoid it
  • Critical thinking skills: question assumptions, evaluate the reliability of sources and evidence and compare propositions
  • Writing skills: advice on writing in an academic style suitable for assignments, and practical guidance on how to structure ideas and improve written work.

    Access is via Moodle.

Books

Critical Thinking

Analyse This!
Produced by Learn Higher this is a free online tutorial which helps students learn how to analyse research data

Evaluating web sources (Oxford Brookes University)
The information in this guide will help you work out whether the information you’ve found on the Web is appropriate to use in your academic work

Glossary (from Bandolier)
This glossary contains definitions for the 'jargon' words often used in health related research

OU Safari (Skills in Accessing, Finding & Reviewing Information)
Produced by the Open University this comprehensive guide will help you feel more confident about finding, evaluating, and using information

What is critical thinking?
Produced by Plymouth University this guide looks at how to organise your thoughts and materials, and how to develop an argument.

Book onto a Workshop

Learn a language or improve your English

Off-campus access: Institutional login required (AECC University College username and password). You will also need to create an account with Mango if you would like to track your progress. Otherwise please use 'Guest Access'.

Don't have the Mango Languages app?
Download it on your phone!
Mango Languages app on Google Play Mango Langauges app on the App Store

Literature Searching LibGuide

Need a refresher on literature searching? See our Literature Searching LibGuide.

Digital Literacy LibGuide

Would you like to create a professional Digital Footprint? Interested in communicating more effectively online? 

See our Digital Literacy LibGuide.