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Reading, note-taking and referencing

Much of what you will learn in your time at university will be as a result of your own independent research - reading books, journals and websites on your topic, making notes and using what you have learnt as evidence to support your arguments in seminars, presentations and written assignments. two students reading

Reading, note-taking and referencing is at the heart of all academic study. Knowing how to use other people's work selectively and appropriately is a fundamental academic discipline, and allows you to show where your work sits as part of a web of academic knowledge.

We also have a series of bitesize video tutorials on referencing:

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Our next Study Advice seminar is:

Referencing: why, how and when

Wed 2 Dec, 2.00-3.00

URS 2n13

Getting your referencing right can be a concern, especially if you haven't done it before.

Understanding how and why we ask you to use references can help you to see what you need to do.

Come and ask your questions about referencing at this friendly seminar. No need to book.


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