The library has you covered with resources focused on building skills to help you smoothly transition back to school. Brush up on academic, personal, and communication skills to succeed in your academic journey. You'll find content ranging from videos and blogs to test prep and tips. A bonus is that if you have children in school, you'll also find valuable resources to help them get back into the swing of things.
The student success experience in an online environment can be different from the experience of an in-person student. Some of the most common barriers to student success include:
The resources highlighted below are focused on helping you break down those tough barrier walls!
Peterson's Test Prep is more than just tests! It offers interactive tutorials on basic skills, career tools, and resources you need to take you to the next rung of the educational ladder.
You will have to register for an account to use the material in Peterson’s Test Prep, allowing you to save your progress on different tutorials and exams.
Mind Tools offers on-demand videos, guides, and tips to help you develop skills you can apply to your career, studies, or even day-to-day life in a self-learning format.
APA Toolkit can help point you in the right direction regarding citing your sources. If you are an interactive learner, visit our online escape room, Escape from PS648, which covers common problems people encounter when citing in APA format. Please get in touch with your instructor for guidance if you have a specific question about a citation or formatting your paper.
Ready to learn more about how our online library can support you? Check out Get Started in the Library for an overview and links to the content, tools, and resources available to you in the library.
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Check out our blog featuring research tips, library news, and hundreds of years of librarian experience. Going back to school, whether it's your first class or your last, can be stressful. Don't forget to take a break! Check out our post, Beyond the Books: Upgrading your Downtime, for tips on managing your workload with downtime.