Leeds University Library

Teaching resources

Use the links below to access information on our workshop topics. Each workshop is carefully structured, outlining its aims before offering materials such as a lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation and handouts. There are also links to online tutorial with teaching notes for independent or blended learning.

Please contact us if you are looking for materials on another topic.

Reading and note making skills

Resources to develop students' awareness of the different types of reading strategies, practical techniques students can adopt to increase their reading speed and different methods of note taking.


Resources to help students understand what referencing is, why they should reference and how to reference using an approved style.

Writing a literature review

Using our materials

You are welcome to adapt the materials to suit your own needs. Lecturer resources have a different licence to those on the rest of our website, so we recommend that you read the terms of our copyright licences.