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Study Skills Collection: Academic Writing

This guide will assist you in finding books on academic writing, study skills, research skills and career skills.

Using this Guide

This guide provides a selection of academic skills books held at UCD Libraries. There are books to help you get started with academic skills such as planning your essay, essay writing, critical thinking and study skills. The guide also lists books to help you throughout your studies and beyond including books on managing stress, time management, exam skills, research skills and career skills. Some titles are highlighted as having been recommended by the UCD Writing Centre. Most of the books in this guide are located in the James Joyce Library Study Skills Collection. This collection is located on Level 1 adjacent to the Service Desk. Books labeled AVAILABLE ONLINE are available as electronic books. If you don't find the correct title or edition of a book; please try OneSearch.

Academic Writing