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How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays (Third edition)

Part of the Bloomsbury Study Skills series
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Reading is part and parcel of academic writing, and knowing which sources to include in assignments and how to go about this process can be challenging.

That's where this handy guide comes in. With over 20 years' experience in the field, Jeanne Godfrey is no stranger to essay writing.

Taking students step-by-step through the process, from choosing their sources to checking their work, she helps students to develop the skills and confidence they need to use their reading effectively in their essays and get the best marks possible for their work.

Concise and practical, it breaks down the 'why' and 'how' of using reading in academic writing and contains valuable guidance on paraphrasing, comparing the views of different authors and commenting on sources.

This book is ideal for students of all disciplines, and can be used by college students, undergraduates and postgraduates. New to this Edition:- Part A contains new sections on how to target your reading, remain focused and know when to stop reading- New section on how to use reading in reports, supported by short report extracts- New two-colour text design to enliven the reading experience and make the text more accessibleAccompanying online resources for this title can be found at

These resources are designed to support teaching and learning when using this textbook and are available at no extra cost.

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Bloomsbury Academic
1352002973 / 9781352002973
Paperback / softback
United Kingdom
vi, 212 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
24 cm
Previous edition: Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.