Reading and Making Notes

Reading and Making Notes

Paperback Pocket Study Skills

By (author) Jeanne Godfrey

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  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Format: Paperback | 112 pages
  • Dimensions: 108mm x 139mm x 8mm | 79g
  • Publication date: 15 August 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Basingstoke
  • ISBN 10: 023024758X
  • ISBN 13: 9780230247581
  • Illustrations note: 22 black & white illustrations, 5 black & white line drawings
  • Sales rank: 157,147

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A little book that takes students clearly through the important differences between the 'why' and 'how' of reading at university. It shows how to use reading lists, journals and books effectively, and how to put together coherent, useful notes. With this book, students will make the best possible use of their time spent reading.

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Author information

JEANNE GODFREY has taught and managed in universities for twenty years and set up one of the first academic writing centres in the UK. She is also the author of Writing for University and How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays.

Review quote

'It is quite stunningly good... a joy to read.' - Kate Williams, Oxford Brookes (and series editor)

Table of contents

Introduction PART I: WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF READING AT UNIVERSITY PART II: DECIDING WHAT AND WHAT NOT TO READ PART III: DECIDING HOW YOU ARE GOING TO READ PART IV: READING, QUESTIONING AND EVALUATING PART V: MAKING NOTES Final Comment References Index