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Helping you face your referencing fears…

So you’ve finished the essay. You’ve found all the sources you need, you’ve read them, and you’ve produced an essay that’s practically perfect in every way. And then your tutor says you need to work on your referencing. Your heart

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Law referencing drop-in health check with Linda Jones

Are you studying Law?  Linda Jones, our Law Librarian, is holding a referencing drop-in session in Seminar Room 2 (near the Support Services Desk in Area 0A) at 12-2 pm next Wednesday, 2 November.  Bring your Law assignments and referencing worries

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Problem adding references from EBSCO resources directly into EndNote (resolved)

Update 08/11/2016 – This problem has now been resolved. EBSCO have reported a problem adding references directly from their resources into EndNote, including the Discovery Service.  The problem is reportedly with EndNote and both companies are working hard to resolve it.  It is

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RefME: referencing simplified

RefME is a referencing app that allows you to scan barcodes or search for the article and it will import a reference for you.  The RefME WebClipper offers a way to grab information about articles as you view them.  RefME is a popular time

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Crosswords over plagiarism

or “How I decided to stop worrying and learned to love citing my sources” Citing your sources and compiling complete and accurate reference lists for assignments often seems like an arbitrary exercise.  Given that all scholarship, journalism and thought involves rediscovering, reinterpreting and representing what has

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Referencing support for all!

Your Library can help you find, use and reference information sources regardless of which subject you are studying.  We support both the law referencing system, OSCOLA, and the Pharmacy referencing system, Vancouver, in addition to the APA system used by most other departments.  Just pop

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Who’s afraid of the big, beautiful ‘r’

No, not the sound Long John Silver made before every other sentence. is for Referencing@Portsmouth: the authoritative source of referencing for all your assignments and dissertations (if you use APA, Vancouver or OSCOLA), on the Library website.  Used 201,323 times

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Riled by referencing?

As deadlines approach, our sessions on the enquiry desk, online chat and library email are becoming filled once again with referencing queries. We don’t mind – quite the opposite in fact – and we’re happy to help with any difficulties

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Introductory referencing pop-up sessions

10 minute pop-up sessions designed to take the fear out of referencing are available three times a day for the next two weeks (11.30 am, 2.30 pm, and 4.30 pm Monday-Friday until 20 November).  Look for our stand in the

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Guides to referencing images

We have received a flurry of enquiries about referencing images in your work, and so have produced a series of downloadable guides on referencing images in essays and dissertations. Essays and reports For most essays and reports, image sources are

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