Biology stage 1 lecture


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Biology stage 1 lecture

  1. 1. Stage 1 Biology: Finding Information, Referencing and EndNote
  2. 2. Your plan of action Expand on your research question – what, when, where, how? • Use Library Search for books, ebooks and journal articles • Use your Subject Guide to explore ebook collections, databases and specialised resources • Reference all your sources (use EndNote to help) University Library
  3. 3. Reading Lists Online  University Library
  4. 4. Explore and discover with LibrarySearch Books, articles and much, much more Full and mo Full & mobile views University Library
  5. 5. Our subject guides are packed with resources, news and guidance
  6. 6. Referencing – good practice  Why reference?     To make your own contribution clear To acknowledge source material To ensure reader can find source material To avoid plagiarism  Your referencing must be:  Comprehensive  Accurate  Consistent See the School of Biology Guidelines for Presentation of Written Work, section E. University Library
  7. 7. What do I need to include?  In-text citation  (Robinson 2012) or Robinson (2012)  This acknowledges your source at the point of reference in the body of your essay  If quoting directly include “speech marks” and page number (Robinson 2012 p 22)  Full reference in a bibliography at the end of your essay  Alphabetical by author name  Webpages to include URL and Access Date University Library
  8. 8. Referencing examples Journal Stockdale E (2003) How to keep first year students awake. Education Today 34:122-134 Book Bent M (2002) The psychology of eating. Facet, London. Webpage Morelle R (2006) Migrating birds suffer huge loss. Accessed 10 October 2013 University Library
  9. 9. How do you manage your references? It’s time to get organised! University Library
  10. 10. EndNote allows you to… Author, title, year…       EndNote library Enter references manually Download from databases Sort, organise and search Attach files and figures Create bibliographies Cite While You Write in Word  on campus (desktop)  off campus (via RAS/online) University Library
  11. 11. Formatting your bibliography The School of Biology uses a specific style • J Comp Physiology A Newcastle Biology • Style drop down > Select another style > J Comp Physiology A Newcastle Biology > Choose DO NOT USE any of the default styles University Library
  12. 12. Need to know… EndNote is available Campus clusters and University PCs Desktop via Remote Application Service (RAS) Online at To purchase at Adept Edustore University Library
  13. 13. EndNote desktop and online EndNote desktop - recommended • • • • Accessible on campus or via RAS Unlimited storage capacity Custom styles, filters and connections Work offline EndNote online • Accessible anywhere via internet • 5G storage, 50,000 refs (if activate via desktop) • Download CWYW plugin to use in own version of Word • Facility to share groups with others University Library
  14. 14. Getting help  EndNote Library Guide  Email Helpline  EndNote Surgeries Every Tuesday 12-1pm (term time)  EndNote Workshops Every month University Library