Studying History at University

To pick up on the nature of history at advanced level, see:

  • ‘What is history?’, in Mark Donnelly and Claire Norton, Doing History (London: Routledge, 2011), 1-18
  • Seán Lang, ‘The first-year experience’, in History Skills: A student’s handbook, Mary Abbott, 2nd ed. (London: Routledge, 2009), 1-16

On what lectures at university are and are not, please see:

  • ‘How to get the most out of lectures’ in Geraldine Price and Pat Maier, Effective Study Skills (Harlow : Pearson Prentice Hall , 2007), 101-125.

For taking notes in lectures, see

For study skills more generally, see:

  • Kathleen McMillan and Jonathan Weyers, The Smarter Student: Skills and strategies for success at university (Harlow: Pearson Education, 2006), 98-114 (Parts A & B of this book may also be of interest)

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