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Top Tips to help you prepare for Semester Two

by University of Liverpool Library on 2022-01-24T12:41:00+00:00 | Comments

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The Library is here to support your learning and provide access to the resources you need. Here are our our top tips for making the most of the Library’s services to help you prepare for semester two.

KnowHow to support your learning

KnowHow provides a full programme of academic support sessions to help you succeed in your studies. KnowHow deliver a mix of online and in person sessions and topics include:

  • Finding Information for your Assignment
  • Referencing support
  • Managing your Time
  • Note Taking Techniques
  • Planning your Essay
  • Introduction to Critical Reading

Find out more about our KnowHow sessions and book your place on as many as you like!


Writing@Liverpool is an initiative delivered by postgraduate tutors who have lots of experience in academic writing.

Book a one to one appointment with a tutor for support with analysing questions, becoming more critical, structuring your writing or referencing. 


Stats@Liverpool is a free service to help you boost your statistical skills.

Book a one to one appointment with a friendly postgraduate statistics tutor for support in choosing statistical tests, using statistical packages and understanding statistical concepts.


If you have assignments, essays or dissertations to complete in semester two and you want to refresh your referencing skills, check out our Guide to Referencing.

If you need more support with referencing, contact the Liaison Librarian for your subject.

Find the resources you need online

There are plenty of ways to access Library resources online if you can't collect from the Library in person or if you need to use resources that we don't have a physical copy of. We have over 900,000 electronic books and 130,000 electronic journals available to you 24/7 wherever you have an internet connection.

If you need support finding resources, contact the Liaison Librarian for your subject who can help you find what you need.

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