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    • 1. Joint Honours Dissertation Support Session Julia Robinson, Assistant Liaison Librarian for SAgE University Library
    • 2. Overview of today Finding Information • Library Search • Subject databases and specialist resources Referencing • Good practice & guidelines • Introduction to EndNote Individual queries University Library
    • 3. 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
    • 4. Choosing and using Library resources Library Search • Books, ebooks, journal articles, conference papers, Newcastle University theses Subject databases • Journal articles and conference papers Specialist resources • Government publications, legislation, statistics, images, market data, newspaper content, UK and international theses University Library
    • 5. Improved searching with Library Search Includes data from the Library catalogue and a range of electronic resources Full and mo Full & mobile views Warning! Not all our resources are covered by Library Search University Library
    • 6. Our subject guides are packed with resources, news and guidance
    • 7. Our electronic resources are available any time, anywhere Library webpages & Subject Guides RAS – Remote Application Service
    • 8. 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 University Library
    • 9. 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
    • 10. 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: University Library
    • 11. The weird and wonderful  Government publication (online) Country. Name of government department. (Year of publication) Title. [Online] Available at: URL (Accessed: date).  Lecture/seminar/webinar Author/speaker. (Year) Title of communication. [Medium]. Day/Month.  UK Statute (Act of Parliament) (post-1963) Great Britain. Name of Act: Name of sovereign. Chapter number. (Year of publication) Place of publication: Publisher. Use Cite Them Right, Study Skills Level 3 Citation (PEA) University Library
    • 12. How can EndNote help? 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 University Library
    • 13. 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
    • 14. Getting help with EndNote  EndNote Library Guide  EndNote Helpline  EndNote Surgeries Every Tuesday 12-1pm during term time  EndNote Workshops Every month University Library