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Access to Languages Comm class

  1. 1. Finding information
  2. 2. Access identification <ul><li>Open Athens / MyAthens </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Apply for an account </li></ul><ul><li>Login to MyAthens </li></ul><ul><li>Enter Username </li></ul><ul><li>Enter password </li></ul><ul><li>Select resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reference Sources <ul><li>Credo Reference </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford Reference Online </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. 4. Contemporary issues <ul><li>Essential Articles </li></ul><ul><li> / </li></ul><ul><li>Issues Online </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 5. Statistical sources <ul><li>Fact File </li></ul><ul><li> / </li></ul><ul><li>Social Trends in Know UK </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. Company Information <ul><li>DataMonitor 360 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Key Organisations </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Problems often arise from: </li></ul><ul><li>Non- acknowledgment, non attribution of sources </li></ul><ul><li>Poor organisation of notes during research stage </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive use of copy and paste (Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V) </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of understanding of referencing systems </li></ul><ul><li>As a result: </li></ul><ul><li>Academic integrity weakened </li></ul><ul><li>Academic misconduct occurs </li></ul><ul><li>Disciplinary procedures may be applied </li></ul>Research & academic writing
  8. 8. Copyright <ul><ul><li>Legislation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>protects the owner of the original creative work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>check or seek permission to re-use content in projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reasons for copying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non commercial use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational licence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some materials are licensed especially for use in education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maximises digital creativity, sharing, innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>What does plagiarism mean to you? </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the following video to discover what some other students think. </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism: student views [video & transcript] </li></ul><ul><li>Running time: approx. 5 min. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Or at: </li></ul>Plagiarism
  10. 10. Types of plagiarism <ul><li>Plagiarism takes many forms including : </li></ul><ul><li>intentional </li></ul><ul><li>unintentional </li></ul><ul><li>and may involve: </li></ul><ul><li>collusion – getting help from others (family, friends, colleagues, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>non reference of quotes – not accrediting the source of the quote used </li></ul><ul><li>poor use of paraphrasing – not using quotes effectively </li></ul><ul><li>using unacknowledged sources– cutting and pasting content without attribute </li></ul><ul><li>submitting essay bank materials – purchasing pre-written essays </li></ul><ul><li>time saving tactics – re-using an old essay, only changing a few words </li></ul><ul><li>To find out more, take a look at the following DVD available in the Library: </li></ul><ul><li>Avoiding plagiarism [DVD] total running time approx 23 mins. </li></ul><ul><li>includes section Quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing (6 mins.) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Doing the right thing <ul><li>There are several ways to avoid plagiarising the work of others. </li></ul><ul><li>Quote </li></ul><ul><li>useful to highlight main points, support arguments made in your work </li></ul><ul><li>place exact quote word for word in quotation marks and list source eg. </li></ul><ul><li>“ plagiarism is a notion specific to a particular culture and epoch” (Ashworth, Freewood and Macdonald, 2003) </li></ul><ul><li>But - don’t use too many quotes in one piece of work </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphrase </li></ul><ul><li>read quote and rephrase into your own words to give an overview </li></ul><ul><li>it is not enough to just change one word in the quote </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to attribute the broad ideas to the original author. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of using multi quotes, take the main background ideas from each and present an overview of them all. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>More information on plagiarism is available from: </li></ul><ul><li>PLATO: Plagiarism teaching online </li></ul><ul><li>available on D2L </li></ul><ul><li>Student pages – Learning & Study Skills – Avoiding plagiarism/how to reference </li></ul><ul><li>Student pages – Preparing for University - Study skills for university – Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Little book of plagiarism (Leeds Metropolitan University) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Plagiarism – additional advice
  13. 13. Citations <ul><li>Why list citations? </li></ul><ul><li>a record of the information you researched and consulted </li></ul><ul><li>Citation styles </li></ul><ul><li>Various styles including: APA, Harvard, MLA, Turabian </li></ul><ul><li>Adding citations to academic writing </li></ul><ul><li>In-text citations </li></ul><ul><li>End of text – list of references </li></ul><ul><li>Footnotes (but these not always used with Harvard system) </li></ul><ul><li>Type of resource cited include </li></ul><ul><li>book, journal article, online resources </li></ul><ul><li>Elements recorded in citations may include </li></ul><ul><li>author, year published, title, title of article/journal, page number </li></ul><ul><li>type of electronic resource, web address, date/place accessed </li></ul><ul><li>Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Some faculties may issue specific guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Whatever system used, use consistently </li></ul>
  14. 14. How to make citations <ul><li>PLATO: Plagiarism teaching online </li></ul><ul><li>available on D2L: </li></ul><ul><li>Student pages: Learning & Study Skills: Avoiding plagiarism/how to reference </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard Reference system tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of how to cite electronic sources can be found on most of the online resource databases. </li></ul><ul><li>Citations offered may be given in a slightly different style to the one you need to use. </li></ul><ul><li>You may need to look for, and add, additional information to the citation to match the needs of the system you are using. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Citations examples <ul><li>Ebrary </li></ul><ul><li>Info tools – select text, copy selected text, paste with citations </li></ul><ul><li>Credo Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Citations listed at end of articles </li></ul><ul><li>Styles quoted: APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA </li></ul><ul><li>Gale databases </li></ul><ul><li>Source citations information offered at end of article </li></ul><ul><li>Citation tools – save in various formats (MLA, APA, Plain text) </li></ul><ul><li>Issues Online </li></ul><ul><li>Research help </li></ul><ul><li>Heritage library catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Citation – Harvard style </li></ul>
  16. 16. Examples- continued <ul><li>Oxford Reference Online </li></ul><ul><li>The citation for each entry includes a URL which readers can use to find the original entry and also indicates the name of the subscribing institution. </li></ul><ul><li>Scran </li></ul><ul><li>How to save Scran resources </li></ul><ul><li>The John Johnson Collection </li></ul><ul><li>How to cite sources found in the collection. Styles - MHRA, MLA </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Please note </li></ul><ul><li>We do not currently hold subscriptions to the following third party software: </li></ul><ul><li>Endnote, Procite, Reference Manager, Refworks </li></ul>
  17. 17. Reference List <ul><li>What is a reference list? </li></ul><ul><li>Found at end of assignment </li></ul><ul><li>A list of all sources referred to in the main body of the assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Listed A-Z by author’s surname </li></ul><ul><li>What does it include? </li></ul><ul><li>List of sources from which quotes have been taken </li></ul><ul><li>List of sources which have been paraphrased </li></ul><ul><li>What does it not include? </li></ul><ul><li>any resources used only for background reading </li></ul>
  18. 18. Bibliography <ul><li>What is a bibliography? </li></ul><ul><li>A complete list of all the resources consulted during research. </li></ul><ul><li>Not just a reference list. </li></ul><ul><li>Contains all items whether or not you referred to them in the final project </li></ul>
  19. 19. Placing bibliography in report <ul><ul><li>A report is a structured document which has several key components: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Title page, preface, contents page, summary, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction (SMART objectives), Findings, Conclusion, Recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appendix or appendices, References, Bibliography, Index </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Further reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Report writing (Loughborough University) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try Library print books in non-fiction collection at 808.066 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-book How to write reports and proposals (Forsyth, 2006) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Free tools to help you organise citations and </li></ul><ul><li>references include: </li></ul><ul><li>Citavi </li></ul><ul><li>Cite u Like </li></ul><ul><li>Connetea </li></ul><ul><li>EasyBib </li></ul><ul><li>Mendeley </li></ul><ul><li>WorldCat </li></ul><ul><li>Zotero </li></ul>Reference Management tools
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