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Studying at home

In response to the current climate, we are facing the reality that much of the world are adapting to working and studying remotely. Here are a few of our tips to make the most of studying at home.

Turn reading into understanding

First things first…if you haven't already, let’s build your new digital bookshelf.

The ClinicalKey Student Bookshelf holds all the books you need and gives you the ability to highlight text, make notes and create flashcards. To get started, simply search for the book you want, click on a chapter and hit ‘Launch Bookshelf’ and hey presto, you’re a master builder!

Elsevier Ed Tip 

Download the desktop app to read your books offline!

Turn reading into understanding

Turn reading into understanding

Need help getting started with your bookshelf? Check out our short video.

start with your bookshelf

Turn notes into knowledge

The best thing about studying from home? Making your workspace yours - no boring lecture rooms!

Customise your bookshelf with different highlighter colours and labels. You can also follow your friends and classmates…forget Instagram this is the only follow count that matters!

It's simple to start building your following! Head to the sharing option under tools, copy the link under the My Followers tab and share!

Elsevier Ed Tip 

Make sure your highlighters are made public so you can share notes with followers.

Turn notes into knowledge

Turn notes into knowledge

Need a hand getting started? Check out our short video on highlighting and making notes.

Need a hand getting started

Stay connected

The ClinicalKey Student bookshelf mobile app gives you access your books, create notes and highlights and share them instantly with your followers, all offline, whenever and wherever you need!

Download on the App Store(opens in new tab/window)

Get it on Google Play(opens in new tab/window)

Elsevier Ed Tip 

If the books in your ClinicalKey Student bookshelf mobile app have a grey tick on the cover, they can be accessed online. If not, simply tap the books cover to download it.

Stay connected

Stay connected

Repetition is a great way to learn. Repetition is a great way to learn.

Testing your memory with the flashcard feature on ClinicalKey Student. You can build your own flashcards allowing you to customise what you want to study!

Elsevier Ed Tip 

Challenge yourself by shuffling your deck and restarting.

Repetition is a great way to learn.

Ready, test, go!

Test your own learning using the ClinicalKey Assessment Capabillities. Head to the Assignments tab(opens in new tab/window) and click create a test. Select a topic area to quiz yourself on, filter down and select the range of questions and get started!

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If you hit the 'not sure' option when answering a question, you'll be able to retake it later.

Ready, test, go!

Ready, test, go!

Free resources

Give your brain a daily workout Change up your study methods with our colouring ins! Picasso who?

Interactive Clinical Case

Have you mastered all the online escape rooms and all the puzzles in your cupboard? Give our new self-directed clinical case a try! Grab your friends together or give it a go on your own! It’s suitable for all clinical year students.

Let's do it!
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