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Skills Development

Study techniques

Guidance about study techniques for history MA students

Departmental Style Guide

The Department's style guide offers useful advice on presentation as well as guidelines about referencing and bibliographies.

The Style Guide is a very comprehensive document, so a Quick Style Guide covering the basics is also available here.

Avoiding unfair means

It is important to be aware of the University's guidelines and how to avoid the use of unfair means.

The Writing Advisory Service

The Writing Advisory Service is offered by the ELTC to help you develop your academic writing skills - there are services aimed at all students and some aimed specifically at international students.

301: Student Skills and Development Centre

301 offers a range of tutorials, workshops, and other activities to support skills and development and help you reach your academic potential.

The Academic Skills HUB

TASH can signpost you to academic skills development resources within and beyond the University.

The Library

The library offers a range of information skills tutorials and workshops to help support your learning and research.

Key tutorials include:

Library Connect

The library's online database of FAQs. You can also live chat, text for help or submit a question.

Got another question? just get in touch:

Library Helpdesk (for general library queries, staffed 7 days a week)
Phone: 0114 222 7200
Twitter: @UniSheffieldLib

Steve McIndoe and Pete Barr (for subject specific queries, Monday-Friday)
Faculty Librarian | Liaison Librarian for Arts and Humanities |
0114 222 7363 | 0114 222 7388
Twitter: @LibrarianArts

The Careers Service

The Careers Service offers a range of services to develop your skills and improve your employability potential.