Tag: referencing

Crimes of the “cite” button

Many electronic resources offer a happy little “cite” link that suggests what the resource provider thinks a reference for an article or ebook should look like.  It is tempting to believe everything they say, copy and paste it into your

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Thursday evening referencing drop-in clinics (23rd & 30th Nov)

We are extending our popular referencing drop-in clinics to include two Thursday evening clinics from 5.00 – 6.30 pm this week and next on Thursdays 23rd and 30th November in Library Seminar Room 1 (room 0.25). Everyone is welcome to

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Referencing drop-in clinics return to the Library Atrium

Referencing drop-in clinics are here again!  As well as being able to get help and advice on finding, accessing and referencing information all the time our usual desks are staffed, our dedicated referencing drop-in clinics return to the Library Atrium

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Referencing drop-in clinics return soon

Update 20.11.17 – Referencing drop-in clinics return today!  Bring us your referencing problems or just sit down for a chat about how referencing works. Finding referencing an impenetrable wall of difficulty?  From Monday, 20 November, our well loved dedicated referencing

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Referencing just got easier: introducing the R@P table of contents

There are times when even a librarian ends up pondering exactly where in the cornucopia of referencing knowledge that is Referencing@Portsmouth they will find precisely what they are trying to reference.  The menu system is fine for most things, and

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APA referencing: back to basics

Does your referencing still not look right?  Looking for a little lift?  The new library guide “APA (6th ed.) referencing basics“ explains the principles behind the practice of APA referencing and is designed to complement other handouts with examples of APA referencing

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Return of the Referencing Pop-Ups!

Good referencing and citation can make the difference between a good mark and a great mark, so it’s worth taking some time over. Sure, there are apps and other shortcuts you *could* use, but when there are all-important marks at

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Referencing drop-in clinics return

The popular Referencing Drop-in Clinics series returns to the Library Atrium next week, beginning on Monday, 6th March.  Bring your referencing and citation questions, general and specific, to our expert team, who will be happy to help you solve any challenges you

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Referencing clinic for non-Law students in Library Seminar Room 2

Update 12.01.16 – The referencing clinic may be over but you can get help and advice on finding useful quality information and referencing every day in the Library during staffed hours or email us for advice at any time.  Speak

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Once we popped, we couldn’t stop!

Here in the Enquiries team we answer a lot of questions about referencing via email and online chat, but we don’t always get that many in person, from students visiting us at the Support Services Desk. We wondered if that was

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