Contact us be phone or email:
0161 886 4703 - Altrincham
0161 886 7012 - Centre for Science & Technology
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0161 886 4703 - Altrincham
0161 886 7012 - Centre for Science & Technology
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Study Skills

This section of Trafford College Library website provides you with support for undertaking your assignments.

You find a range of helpsheets covering all of our online databases and also useful guides on finding information, doing your assignment and creating leaflets.  If you’re looking for a book to help you research assignments we recommend some useful texts.

We also have information on referencing and bibliographies including a leaflet you can download and links to sites that help with producing a bibliography.

If you want to develop your research skills we also recommend some useful tutorials that help you find high quality information especially using Library resources. You can also find some recommended apps for your smartphone.


Theory Test Pro

With Theory Test Pro you can access the full DSA theory test question bank along with hazard perception. All free for Trafford College students!

Study skills ebooks
Revision and Exams
Study Apps

Useful Study Apps. Click on the Android, Apple or Blackberry logos to access the links

Help Sheets

Below you can download helpsheets for all of our online resources, providing you with basic information on their key features and how best to search them.

Help with Referencing

In completing assignments and projects you will be required to reference your information sources and submit a bibliography. Trafford College Library has a range of useful resources to help you with this so that you can avoid plagiarism and produce an accurate bibliography.

Internet Research Skills
Library Locations
Trafford College
(Altrincham Campus)

Manchester Road
West Timperley
WA14 5PQ
0161 952 4703
The Centre for Science and Technology
Trafford College
Talbot Road
M32 0XH
0161 886 7012

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