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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 Writing Cafe will focus on:

Structuring your writing: controlling your ideas for a better discussion

Wed 29 Oct, 2.00-3.30 pm 

Carrington 201

This session will focus on ways to structure your academic writing, including deciding on a structure and planning your writing. Bring along any writing you are working on for practice.

All welcome, no need to book.

 

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