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Cite any information source, from ancient texts to Twitter
Examples are given in Harvard, APA, and Vancouver referencing styles, among many others
Simplified advice on referencing online publications
Diverse range of sources covered, including medical images, statues, PowerPoint presentations and more
Guidance on plagiarism and how to avoid it!
is an excellent self-directed learning tool - it can help you develop the study skills you require to succeed at university. You can access this online resource anytime, anywhere and start to build up a skill set that will help you make the most of your studies.
The following modules are available:
Getting ready for academic study: get a head start on your first year at university
Referencing and understanding plagiarism: get a deep understanding of what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. Please check that you are using the correct referencing style (either BU Harvard or APA depending on your course of study) when you write your own references, see the LibGuide on Referencing and EndNote for further information on referencing styles.
Critical thinking skills: question assumptions, evaluate the reliability of sources and evidence and compare propositions
Writing skills: advice on writing in an academic style suitable for assignments, and practical guidance on how to structure ideas and improve written work.
Off-campus access: Institutional login required (AECC University College username and password). You will also need to create an account with Mango if you would like to track your progress. Otherwise please use 'Guest Access'.
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