#LibraryAtoZ – Digging into Databases

There’s something for everyone! If you’re looking to take your research up a notch then you need to take a look at the specialist databases we offer.   What are they? These are usually collections of resources linked to a particular subject and they can give you access to a treasure trove of additional material … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ – Digging into Databases”

#LibraryAtoZ – C is for Critical

For our third post this week we’ll help you with the next stage in your awesome assignment.  You’ve made a perfect plan and rocked your research, now’s the time to be critical. What it is, and what it isn’t!  Let’s start with what it’s not.  Being critical in academic writing doesn’t mean negative criticism, for … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ – C is for Critical”

#LibraryAtoZ – Books and more …

Welcome to Day 2 of our new blog series. Yesterday we looked at getting started with your plan for assignment success.  The next step is to identify appropriate and relevant evidence or research to help you answer the assignment question. What kind of information do I need? There is so much available it can feel overwhelming … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ – Books and more …”

#LibraryAtoZ – Assignments

Marvellous Monday Morning everyone!   Today we’re launching our targeted support for students who are completing work over the summer or preparing for a fresh start in the autumn.  We can help you to Succeed@Tees with advice, online tutorials and resources.  You can also look out for the #LibraryAtoZ posts on @TeesUniLib social media. So … Continue reading “#LibraryAtoZ – Assignments”

Time management – Thursday tips

Regular followers of our blog will realise this post is late !   So, in a change to the plan, let’s look at time management hints and tips … Time is a valuable resource so approach it with the same care and effort you would use to manage your money or your career.   Prioritise … Continue reading “Time management – Thursday tips”

Referencing- Last minute checks!

We get a lot of referencing questions through our Learning Hub and in tutorials.  Unsurprisingly, recent enquiries have included more examples of online resources. So here are some quick  Thursday tips for those of you working hard to finish assignments.   Cite Them Right Don’t forget that you have online access to Cite Them Right. … Continue reading “Referencing- Last minute checks!”

Proofreading top tips and a Report Writing workshop

Today we have a bumper edition of top tips and a virtual workshop running tomorrow. Help with profreading proofeeding proofreading! We know that many of you are finishing work off ready for submission, although we don’t offer a proofreading service we do have online help and information. Take a look at the tutorial, video and … Continue reading “Proofreading top tips and a Report Writing workshop”

Group Work – virtual Succeed@Tees workshop

Group work at a distance (online) Friday 1st May at 12 noon Have you been asked to carry out an assignment as a group?  Group work at a distance brings extra challenges. This online session via BlackBoard Collaborate will give you hints and tips on how to enable your group to run smoothly including: ·  … Continue reading “Group Work – virtual Succeed@Tees workshop”