Revising for exams? See Recommended Resources

Need help with revising?(With thanks to Heather Dawson, LSE Library)



 Find books on study skills to brush up your knowledge try the Ultimate study Skills ebook


Search the library catalogue for other study skills books  – use a Keyword search and type in Study skills 

Online study skills advice and courses The Open University has a very good site with online resources covering all aspects of organising study.


The Guardian has some basic tips on maintaining health during the exam period


Learning Higher has some online line tools about time management. Find out where your time goes using this time management plan.



If you like technology try these free apps:


Time management

  • Remember the Milk lets you organise and prioritise lists, revision sessions, reminders and tasks
  • Create your own revision timetable using Get revising
  • Exam Countdown – Richard Knights, iPhone/iPad. Counting down the days, hours and minutes until the next exam. Being able to visualise the order of exams may help you prioritise revision sessions for each subject and effectively prepare for exams.

Mind Maps

  • Create your own mind map iMindMap  One for visual thinkers and learners, iMindMap is a brilliant mind mapping application that turns an iPad or iPhone into a personal brainstorming and thought-structuring device. May also be useful for dyslexic students

Writing skills


Finally don’t lose hope see these revision cartoons.