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4 things you shouldn’t forget to do before you leave campus

It’s week 10 and soon you’ll be returning home as the prodigal child. Make sure you don’t forget these 4 must-dos before you leave…

(We’re recycling this post from our blog archives, as these tips are timeless)

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Reading lists: try before you buy

Remember when Harry Potter got his letter from Hogwarts? And attached was a list of all the books he needed to buy? Remember wanting that exact list, rushing out to Flourish and Blotts and buying each and every one of them? The only bit J.K. Rowling didn’t mention was that he probably didn’t need half of them and neither will you…By Thomas Stewart

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Two cultures, one Library

Chances are, if you’re visiting the Library, you’ve got one thing in mind: finding the books you need for your latest assignment or exam. But have you ever stopped to wonder what’s on all those other shelves? By Martin Monahan Read more

Library Support for International Students

Welcome to Warwick! Studying in the UK as an international student can be a very exciting and rewarding experience, and equip you for working and living in a multicultural society. We realise, however, that it can also at times be challenging and stressful as you adjust to the UK academic environment and develop your study skills while working in a foreign language… by Helen Ireland and Helen Riley Read more

Getting the most from your sources: Note taking and speed reading

Faced with a mountain of books and articles for your dissertation? It may seem like a huge slog but with these tips you can get through the reading that you need to do with the minimum of stress… By Chris Vernon

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A quick guide to understanding references

When you look at a reading list for the first time it can seem quite daunting.  You may ask yourself, what do all these seemingly random strings of words and numbers mean? Where will I find these articles I have been asked to read? By Francesca Cornick

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