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Study Skills Resources

Study & Writing Support

 The Learning Skills Advisers Team has a range of services and resources to help you with your assignments:

  • Individual appointments with a Learning Skills Adviser for personal help seven days a week
  • Online workshops on writing assignments, referencing, and study skills
  • Study Guides in PDF format, and short videos, available from Academic Writing, Assignments and Essays (scroll down to Guides and Videos).
  • The Study Success Discussion Forum - an ideal place to post those vexing questions about assignment writing techniques. Find it in Interact2 > Study Success > Discussion.

The Learning Skills Advisers Team has also partnered with education provider Studiosity to provide an Assignment Writing Feedback service, where you can submit a draft of an assignment and receive feedback on your academic writing.


The Referencing at Charles Sturt University webpage has lots of helpful information about referencing including links to the following resources:

  • Charles Sturt University Guide to APA Referencing
  • Charles Sturt University Example of an APA Reference List
  • Academic Referencing Tool
  • APA Style Blog

The main referencing style at Charles Sturt University is APA though this is not the only style used at the University and you should check with your lecturer if you are unsure.


EndNote is a bibliographic software provided to you for free from the Library. It can:

  • Record and manage the details of journals and books you have found in your research;
  • Store and manage PDF copies of articles you download, or link to them in the journal databases; and
  • Allow you to annotate and add notes to PDFs.

Go to the EndNote Guide for more information about how to download and use EndNote.