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Picture this: finding and using online images

If a picture tells a thousand words and you have to prepare a presentation or a poster for an assignment, a great way to increase the impact is to use images to illustrate your points and add a little visual flairBy Helen Curtis Read more

3 awkward referencing questions your Librarian dreads

We get asked a lot of questions in the Library – some easy, some complex, and others downright bizarre – but if you’ve ever wanted to strike fear into the heart of a Librarian, this is one way to go about it. And all because we hate that crestfallen look on your face when we start answering what you think is a simple question with “Well, that sort of depends…”  by Karina Beck

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Top 10 tips to avoid plagiarism

Pre-article mythbusters…
It’s ok to pass someone else’s work for your own as long as this doesn’t exceed 10% of your assignment. It makes you sound clever if you pass an academic’s work off as your own.  My tutor wants to know how many authoritative sources I’ve read, not what I think of them… Tracy Dix

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