Study resources

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

Maths support

Palgrave Study Skills: Online Study Skills advice and strategies Online dictionary resource 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





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