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  1. 1. Stage 1 Computing Science: Using Library Resources and Referencing
  2. 2. Our study spaces cater for all….
  3. 3. We’re open 24 / 7 in term-time 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. Don’t miss out!
  6. 6. Library Search? Subject Guide?
  7. 7. Reading Lists Online  https://rlo.ncl.ac.uk/ rlo.ncl.ac.uk University Library
  8. 8. You can recommend new books for the Library to buy Can't find the books you need for your research? All copies out on loan? Use ‘Books on Time’ to recommend a book for the library to buy http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/services/suggest-book.php University Library
  9. 9. Our subject guides are packed with resources, news and guidance http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/subject-support/
  10. 10. …all our resources are available on or off campus
  11. 11. 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  Use our Referencing Library Guide for practical guidance  http://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/referencing University Library
  12. 12. What do I need to include?  In-text citation – (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
  13. 13. Referencing examples (Harvard at Newcastle)  Book Surname, Initials. (Year of Publication) Title in Italics. Edition if not first. Place of publication: Publisher.  Journal article Surname, Initials. (Year of Publication) ‘Title of article in single quotes’, Title of Journal in Italics, Volume (Issue/month/season where applicable), page numbers.  Webpage Author of website. (Year it was created) Title of Website. Available at: URL (Accessed: last accessed date). See the Referencing Guide: http://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/referencing University Library
  14. 14. The weird and wonderful  Blogs Author of message. (Year) ‘Title of message’, Title of Internet Site, Day/month of posted message. Available at: URL (Accessed: date).  Computer programs Author (if given). (Year) Title of Program. (Version) [Computer program]. Available at: URL (Accessed: date).  Lecture/seminar/webinar Author/speaker. (Year) Title of communication. [Medium]. Day/Month. Use Cite Them Right, Study Skills Level 3 Citation (PEA) University Library
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