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Study Skills & Reading Site Lite

These sites are good starting points for exploring Reading and Study Skills resources on the Internet.

  • Academy Study Information from the SWC Academic Success Center
    Provides study strategies to increase student success in college.
  • How to
    Provides students with comprehensive advice for developing successful study habits. From organizing your time to stopping procrastination and developing good note taking skills, HowToStudy has all the tools you need. provides links to excellent resources submitted by other students and teachers that will help take your study skills to the next level.
  • Student Learning Resources
    Information and links to note taking and how to develop better listening skills for college from Simon Fraser University.
  • Study Guides and Strategies for Students
    Tips on studying, test taking, reading, and writing skills for students in junior high through college.
  • Study Skills Self-Help Information
    This site is hosted by Virginia Tech University and offers guidance on study skills and test taking as well as time management. The sooner you've got it, the easier your school life will be!

General Resource Information

Your Library has a great deal more information on this topic!

E-Books, journals, magazine and newspaper articles are available online. These services are for current Southwestern College students and staff.

When accessing  the research databases and other e-resources from off campus, you will be prompted for your WebAdvisor User ID and birthdate by the SWC off campus access system. For additional information about off campus access visit


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    Cover Art
    College rules! : how to study, survive, and succeed in college - Sherrie Nist-Olejnik, and Jodi Patrick Holschuh.
    Call Number: LB2343.32 .N57 2007
    ISBN: 9781580088381

    Cover Art
    Study skills for dyslexic students - edited by Sandra Hargreaves
    Call Number: LB1050.5 .S88 2007
    ISBN: 9781412936088


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