Prentice Hall is proud to present the sixth edition of Reading Skills for College Students. Thousands of students have used this successful text to improve their vocabulary, comprehension, reading rate, and test taking. In addition, this text serves as an excellent resource for the rest of students' college careers by providing instruction on reading in six different major content areas, including Literature, History, Political Science, Psychology, Biology, and Computers and Data Processing. In addition to new and revised exercises throughout the text, the major revisions to the sixth edition include: In Part I, Reading Skills: A completely rewritten chapter on Dictionary Skills. In Part II, Reading in the Content Area: A completely rewritten chapter on reading Computer Science and Data Processing. In Part III, Reading Selections: Three new selections, including "Evolution of a Flag," "The Greatness Gap," and "The Statue of Liberty National Monument." A Completely revised Companion Website at www.prenhall.com/hancock . This free resource for students will contain many additional readings, each with self-grading vocabulary questions, comprehension questions (both self-grading and open-ended) and Internet Reading Assignments.Hancock, Ophelia H. is the author of 'Reading Skills for College Students', published 2003 under ISBN 9780131772274 and ISBN 0131772279.