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[Last checked: 30/11/20]

Health Information and Libraries Journal

[Last checked: 17/3/20]

Health Libraries Group Newsletter

[Last checked: 17/3/20]

Information Professional

[Last checked: 17/3/20]

Northern Lights

[Last checked: 17/3/20]


10 Ways to Improve Your Professional Writing

A blog with tips to improve your professional writing. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

How to Write a Blog Post in 2020: The Ultimate Guide

This step-by-step guide shares tips from professional writers. You’ll learn the secrets to crafting irresistible headlines, seducing introductions, captivating advice, and motivational closings. [Last checked: 30/11/20]


Cirillo, F. (2018) The Pomodoro Technique: The Life-Changing Time-Management System, Virgin Books

Simple time management system which could help you find time to write. [Last checked: 30/11/20]


Essay and Report Writing Skills

A free course from the Open University. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

How to write for different audiences

A free course from the BBC Bitesize programme. It is aimed at KS2 students, so it is a very basic introduction. [Last checked: 30/11/20]


Dream Copywriting

Copywriting courses that can be tailored to your organization. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Maria Grant

Maria Grant is a freelance trainer specialising in writing in the health & social care and library & information sectors. [Last checked: 30/11/20]


How to Find Time to Write

A video from Self Publishing Formula about keeping to a writing routine. [Last checked: 30/11/20]


Academic Phrasebank at the University of Manchester

The Academic Phrasebank is a general resource for academic writers. It aims to provide you with examples of some of the phraseological ‘nuts and bolts’ of writing organised according to the main sections of a research paper or dissertation. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

CILIP Professional Registration – Library Support Group: Reflective Writing

University of Exeter support group for CILIP professional registration candidates which includes guidance on reflective writing. [Last checked: 30/11/20]

Writing for GOV.UK

How to write well for your audience, including specialists. [Last checked: 30/11/20]