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    1. 1. Joint Honours Dissertation Support Session Julia Robinson, Assistant Liaison Librarian for SAgE University Library
    2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 6. Our subject guides are packed with resources, news and guidance
    7. 7. Our electronic resources are available any time, anywhere Library webpages & Subject Guides RAS – Remote Application Service
    8. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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