Studying effectively and efficiently is a learned skill. Investing just an hour or so to learn about what exactly are good study habits and techniques will pay off in college and in life. Here are some of the techniques described in the books listed below. Holman Library has many more titles on this topic. Start by browsing the Essential College Skills section adjacent to the Information Desk on the library’s second floor.
Brown, Peter C., Henry L. Roediger, and Mark A. McDaniel. Makeit Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014.
Davies, Jason A. 6 Days to Better Grades. Create Space Publishing, 2008.
Martin, Lesley Schwartz. Make the Grade: Everything you Need to Study Better, Stress Less and Succeed in School. SanFrancisco: Zest Books, 2013.
Muchnick, Cynthia Clumeck, and Justin Ross Muchnick. Straight-A Study Skills. Avon Media, 2013.