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Tue 10 Mar 2020
11:30 - 12:30

Venue: 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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'Yes You Do Need To Reference That': a Crash Course in Being an Ethical Researcher

Tue 10 Mar 2020


Referencing where you got ideas and inspiration from for your research is a core skill for any good researcher. In this session, you will learn about the University of Cambridge's approach to plagiarism, as well as giving tips and tricks on how to avoid being caught out through bad referencing techniques. You will also be shown handy tools that can do a lot of the work for you as well as managing your literature reading list throughout your work and beyond.

Bring along your laptop, tablet or mobile phone to join in with our interactive referencing quiz and put your knowledge to the test! You might even win a prize!

Target audience
  • All STEMM graduate students
  • Other staff and students welcome
  • For further information please see our eligibility criteria

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 10 Mar 2020   11:30 - 12:30 11:30 - 12:30 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5 map Amy Theobald
  • Participants will be able to explain why good referencing practice is important for research integrity and academic conduct
  • Participants will be able to give examples of correctly constructed references using the Harvard referencing style
  • Participants will be able to compare reference management tools so to select the best approach for their personal needs

Presentation, demonstrations, discussions


1 hour session


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