Category Archives: University

Using English for Academic Purposes – Punctuation

Title: Punctuation Author:Andy Gillett, UEfAP Full Text & Source: http://www.uefap.com/writing/punc/punc.htm Sample Text: The sentence and the full stop The full stop is the most important punctuation mark. It shows the end of the sentence. The English language also uses capital … Continue reading

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Professional Library Qualification By Distance Learning – Information and Library Management Postgraduate Diploma/MA/MSc (UK)

Title: Information and Library Management Postgraduate Diploma/MA/MSc Author: Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Full Text & Source: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/study-at-northumbria/courses/information-and-library-management-dl-dtplim6/ Course: This distance learning course is aimed at people working within an information environment, who wish to professionally qualify at postgraduate … Continue reading

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Top Universities in Europe

Title: Top Universities in Europe Author: QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited Full Text & Source: http://www.topuniversities.com/where-to-study/region/europe/top-universities-europe The Internet, Online, 13/10/2015 Sample Text: It may be the second-smallest continent on Earth, but Europe claims many of the world’s best educational institutions. In … Continue reading

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Top tips when writing your postgraduate thesis …….

Title: Top tips when writing your postgraduate thesis or dissertation Author: Postgrad.com Full Text & Source: http://www.postgrad.com/editorial/advice/exams/dissertations_and_theses/top_tips_writing_postgraduate_thesis/ Sample Text: Writing a masters or PhD dissertation/thesis is a massive undertaking – and one that is not to be taken lightly. There … Continue reading

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How to Write Your Thesis

Title: How to Write Your Thesis Authors: Kim Kastens, Stephanie Pfirman, Martin Stute, Bill Hahn, Dallas Abbott, and Chris Scholz Full Text & Source: http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/~martins/sen_sem/thesis_org.html The Internet, Online, 12/10/2015 Sample Text: Abstract A good abstract explains in one line why … Continue reading

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How To Write A Report

Title: How To Write A Report Author: Centre For Academic Success, Birmingham University, UK Full Text & Source: http://library.bcu.ac.uk/learner/writingguides/1.02%20Reports.htm The Internet, Online, 12/10/2015 Sample Text: What is a report? A report is a systematic, well organised document which defines and analyses … Continue reading

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Strategies For Essay Writing

Title: Essay Structure Author: Harvard College, USA Full Text & Source: http://writingcenter.fas.harvard.edu/pages/essay-structure The Internet, Online, 12/10/2015 Sample Text: Writing an academic essay means fashioning a coherent set of ideas into an argument. Because essays are essentially linear—they offer one idea … Continue reading

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Nominations sought for Ireland Professor of Poetry

Title: Nominations sought for Ireland Professor of Poetry Author: Niamh Mc Cabe Full Text & Source: http://irelandchairofpoetry.org/nominations-sought-for-ireland-professor-of-poetry-2/ The Internet, Online, 27/9/2015 Sample Text: Professor Paula Meehan will complete her term as Ireland Professor of Poetry in October 2016 and the … Continue reading

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Free Educational Databases

Title: Free Educational Databases Author: Melbourne University Library, Australia Full Text & Source: http://unimelb.libguides.com/content.php?pid=156617&sid=1326775 The Internet, Online, 18/9/2015 Australian Thesaurus of Education Descriptors Structured listing of terms designed for indexing and searching Australian education literature. Australasian Education Directory Directory of … Continue reading

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Sixty-Four Free Chemistry Databases

Title: Sixty-Four Free Chemistry Databases Author: Full Text & Source: http://depth-first.com/articles/2011/10/12/sixty-four-free-chemistry-databases/ The Internet, Online, 18/9/2015 Sample Text: The open Web offers a rich collection of diverse chemical data sources – if you know where to look. PubChem “… organized as … Continue reading

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PhilPapers

Title: PhilPapers Author: The PhilPapers Foundation Full Text & Source:http://philpapers.org/ The Internet, Online, 18/9/2015 Sample Text: PhilPapers is a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. Using advanced trawling techniques and large scale crowdsourcing, we … Continue reading

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ALCID scheme

Title: ALCID Scheme Author: CONCUL Full Text & Source: http://www.conul.ie/using-other-libraries/alcid-scheme/ The Internet, Online, 10/9/2015 Sample Text: All members of CONUL are members of the ALCID cooperative access scheme. ALCID is a co-operative access scheme between the libraries of: •Dublin City … Continue reading

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SCONUL

Title:  SCONUL ACCESS Author: SCONUL Full Text & Source: http://www.sconul.ac.uk/sconul-access The Internet, Online, 10/9/2015 Sample Text: SCONUL Access is a scheme which allows many university library users to borrow or use books and journals at other libraries which belong to the … Continue reading

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Zotero – Free Research Tool – Organize, Cite & Share your research sources

Researchers & Librarians will love this free research tool, check it out! Title: Zotero Author: Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University and the Corporation for Digital Scholarship. Full Text & Source: https://www.zotero.org/ The Internet, … Continue reading

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Literary criticism from Sartre to finish.

Title: Literary criticism from Sartre to finish. Author: Shmoop University Full Text & Source: http://www.shmoop.com/literary-criticism/ The Internet, Online, 30/8/2015 Sample Text: American Romanticism Beat Generation Literature British Romanticism Children’s Literature Eighteenth-Century Literature English Renaissance Literature Gothic Literature Harlem Renaissance Literature … Continue reading

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Graduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies – Online From Open Universities Australia

Must hold honours BA The Graduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies (credited) program offered through Open Universities Australia will give you in-depth knowledge of the history, scope and role of information and referencing practices. Studying this course, you will … Continue reading

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100 Search Engines For Academic Research

Title: 100 Search Engines For Academic Research Author: Teach Thought Full Text & Source: http://www.teachthought.com/technology/100-search-engines-for-academic-research/ The Internet, Online, 30/8/2015 Sample Text: General Need to get started with a more broad search? These academic search engines are great resources. iSEEK Education:iSeek … Continue reading

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Free Databases

Title: Free Databases Author: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Full Text & Source: http://www.agri.huji.ac.il/library/freedat.html The Internet, Online, 14/8/2015 Sample Text: General information database (Facts) • CIA World Factbook •CountryReports.org •Ask Multidisciplinary •DART-Europe DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Essay Writing

Title: Guidelines for writing essays Author: UCD, Ireland Full Text & Source: http://www.ucd.ie/spire/filestore/SPIRe%20Guidelines%20for%20Essay%20Writing.pdf The Internet, Online, 10/8/2015 Sample Text: Writing essays is incomparably the most effective way for you to develop the skills essential to the study of politics: the … Continue reading

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Free scholarly resources

Title: Free scholarly resources Author: ISS Full Text & Source: http://www.iss.nl/library/information_resources/free_scholarly_resources/ The Internet, Online, 5/8/2015 For librarians Are you a librarian and would you like to offer your users access to scholarly information? For libraries in developing countries there are … Continue reading

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