Listed below are a variety of free resources intended to help you in your studies.
Disclaimer: These resources are collated information from a variety of sources and are intended only as a guide and for your convenience. The University of Northampton and the Needs Assessment Centre cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies / broken links etc. The use of any software linked from this website is at your own risk.
Grammarly: a free grammar checker
Skills Hub (University of Northampton): Academic skills resources including referencing, note-taking and presentations
Referencing tutorial by the University of Northampton
Palgrave Study Skills: Online Study Skills advice and strategies
Dictionary.com: Online dictionary resource
GrammarBook.com: Online grammar and punctuation advice
SCONUL Access is a scheme which allows many university library users to borrow or use books and journals at other libraries which belong to the scheme, The scheme covers most of the university libraries in the UK and Ireland.
Rapid Typing Zone: a free online typing tutor
Get Safe Online: this site is sponsored by the British government and leading businesses and gives free objective advice
Neil’s toolbox: a collection of simple, online tools to do various things quickly and easily, includes Harvard Reference Generator, Plagiarism Tester and much more
OpenOffice: an open-source office software suite which includes applications for word-processing, spreadsheets, presentations and more.
Zotero: an easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage and cite your research sources. It lives in the web browser itself