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Further resources

Related Skills@Library resources

See the following resources that are related to, or help with, academic reading:

Academic writing

Critical thinking


Time management

Recommended reading

Buzan, T. 2010. The speed reading book: read more, learn more, achieve more. Harlow: Pearson.

Cottrell, S. 2013. The study skills handbook. 4th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Godfrey, J. 2013. How to use reading in your essays. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wallace, M. & Wray, A. 2016. Critical reading and writing for postgraduates. 3rd ed. London: SAGE.

Recommended websites

University of Manchester Academic Phrasebank