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Referencing without tears

“It’s amazing the different referencing systems that students are using.” “You mean Harvard and Vancouver?” “No, I mean Zotero and Mendeley” (Helen Beetham, ‘Strange encounters: academic learning and digital know-how‘, … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to avoid plagiarism

In many universities the institutional attitide towards plagiarism is one of detection rather than deterrence: in other words, the focus is on punishing the deed rather than developing an understanding … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Academic reading and writing

This session aims to give students strategies for staying on top of their reading and to make explicit the role of structure in academic writing. It also offers opportunities to … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · 2 Comments