Protect yourself online. Learn how to hide your browsing history. × Quick exit
Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Virtual Displays: Academic Success

This guide showcases eBook versions of physical displays at the Fr. Leonard Alvey Library.

How Do You Study?

Ultimate Study Skills Workbook

Covering all the core skills you will need to help you make the most of your university course, The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook is your key to success.

How to Study

The classic guide to effective studying, revised for today's high-tech students

The Guide to Learning and Study Skills

Along with highly practical guidance on traditional learning skills, The Guide to Learning and Study Skills provides guidance for students on learning in a blended environment; the increased use of personal and professional development planning, continuing professional development and work-based learning.

The Adult Student's Guide to Survival and Success

Whether enrolling in college for the first time or returning after an extended absence, this motivational guide provides adult students with a wealth of practical guidance. 

Essential Study Skills for Health and Social Care

Essential Study Skills for Health and Social Care enables the undergraduate student to develop personal, professional and educational skills so that they can have confidence in their ability to perform both academically and in practice.

The Essential Guide to Postgraduate Study

For anyone embarking on postgraduate study, this is an indispensable guide. Packed with hands-on advice and examples from students themselves.

Studying At a Distance

"Studying at a Distance" is a practical guide for undergraduate and postgraduate learners who are taking distance courses.

Ready to Research?

Critical Thinking for Helping Professionals

Critical Thinking for Helping Professionals, 3rd Edition, is designed to engage readers as active participants in honing their critical thinking skills, mastering a coherent decision-making process, and integrating the evidence-based practice process into their work with clients.

Critical Thinking

In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of critical thinking.

Writing Up Your University Assignments and Research Projects

This book addresses the preparation and writing of assignments and research projects. It provides a toolkit containing reference materials on areas including punctuation, grammar and academic terminology.

How to Find Information

Helps researchers in finding, accessing and evaluating information for dissertations, projects or reports.

Succeeding with Your Literature Review

This book provides practical guidance on processes of researching a range of relevant literature on a subject, planning and writing a literature review.

Doing Qualitative Research

This textbook offers guidance, combining thoughtful reflection with practical tips. It is written for undergraduate and graduate students in social science; for practitioners in social work, healthcare, policy advice, and organizational consultancy; and for all who have a genuine interest in society and its members.

The "Backwards" Research Guide for Writers

The'Backwards'Research Guide for Writers demystifies the writing process by inviting writers of all levels to focus on their passions, questions, and obsessions as the key to generating seeds for further exploration of the world around them.

Ready to Present?

A Student's Guide to Presentations

Are you daunted by the prospect of doing a presentation or just keen to improve your presentation skills? This book gives you a detailed guide to the preparation and delivery of both individual and group presentations

The Presentation Skills Workshop

The Presentation Skills Workshop supplies all the hands-on instruction and practical tools needed to design and lead effective training sessions.

Presentation Skills for Quivering Wrecks

Based on a successful course delivered by the author to thousands of businesspeople, this book demonstrates how it is possible to overcome the fear of speaking in public, enabling anyone to stand up deliver a memorable presentation.

Presentation Skills

The ability to speak confidently and persuasively is a valuable, career-enhancing skill for any employee and an asset to any employer.

Successful Presentation Skills

Successful Presentation Skills includes tips on how to: overcome nerves; be concise; understand body language; use visual aids effectively.

Kathy Jacobs on PowerPoint

A recognized expert in teaching Microsoft PowerPoint skills demonstrates how to design presentations to meet the needs of every audience.

The Powerpoint Detox

The PowerPoint Detox is a straightforward, practical guide that will help you to prepare and use slides that will fit with your message and support it; add power to your presenting style; enhance your presentation with a visual element in a way that makes explanation easier and clearer; be more likely to be understood, make your message memorable and assist retention.

Prezi Hotshot

This book takes a hands-on, tutorial-style approach that walks you through ten individual projects, each focusing on producing a specific Prezi. If you have some basic experience of Prezi and want to gain advanced knowledge by building different kinds of Prezi projects, then this book is for you.