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Why Learn Study Skills?

Studying is a lot of work, but effective study skills are an important part of student success. 

Developing good study study skills can:

  • help you to understand and retain important information
  • better prepare you for exams and assignments while will decrease school stress
  • And best of all, good study skills helps you study smarter, not harder or longer

Study Spaces in Nova Scotia

Public Libraries are great places to study! Public libraries in Nova Scotia offer the following services:

  • Quiet study spaces
  • Free wifi
  • Free public computers
  • Printing and photocopying services
  • Library staff eager to help!

Find your public library region here

 

  • Annapolis Valley Public Libraries 
    • ‚ÄčContact your local branch to learn more about their space here 

    • An Annapolis Valley Public Library card will enable you to access the online homework help website tutor.com, which can be found here

 

  • Colchester-East Hants Public Libraries

    • Contact your local branch to learn more about their space here

 

  • Cumberland Public Libraries 

    • Contact your local branch to learn more about their space here

 

  • Eastern Counties Public Libraries

    • Contact your local branch to learn more about their space here (location information can be found halfway down this webpage on the left)

 

  • Cape Breton Public Libraries

    • Contact your local branch to learn more about their space here

    • Consider booking a meeting room and studying with some friends: link here

 

  • Halifax Public Libraries 

    • Contact your local branch to learn more about their space here 

    • You can book a study room at selected branches in this region. For more information click here

 

  • Pictou-Antigonish Public Libraries

    • You can book a meeting room at selected branches in this region. For more information click here

 

  • South Shore Public Libraries

    • Contact your local branch to learn more about their space here

 

  • Western Counties Public Libraries

    • Contact your local branch to learn more about their space here

Study Tips

Content in the above slideshow adapted from the following link: https://bit.ly/2sKHCTk

Here's the worksheet to help take notes in class!

And Remember!

  • Write conclusions, not facts
  • Spend more time listening than writing
  • Use different colours for different ideas in your notes (Questions, Definition, Conclusions)
  • Briefly review notes the same day

Studying Resources