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How would you reference this book? (MHRA style)
Video introduction on how to reference a book using the Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA) referencing style.
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How would you reference this book? (Vancouver style)
Video introduction on how to reference a book using the Vancouver referencing style.
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How would you reference this book? (Cardiff Harvard style)
Video introduction on how to reference a book using the Cardiff Harvard referencing style.
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Using reliable sources
This short video suggests a range of good quality, freely available, online sources for finding reliable healthcare-related information. A transcript is available.
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How to avoid plagiarism: 5 top tips
This video provides advice for students on common errors in citing & referencing and some tips on how to avoid charges of plagiarism. The video can also be found on YouTube. A transcript is provided.
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Plagiarism: why you should avoid it
Cardiff University lecturer, Dr Stephen Rutherford, talks about plagiarism and why you should avoid it.
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Top tips on searching Google

A selection of simple tips and tricks to improve the accuracy and relevance of your results when searching via this popular search engine.

The video is also available on YouTube in Welsh and English.

A transcript is available.

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Google Scholar – How to access journals off-campus

This video shows how to access journals while off-campus using Google Scholar.

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Google Scholar – Five top tips
This video shows five top tips for getting the best out of Google Scholar:
  • Tip 1 - How to focus your search
  • Tip 2 - How to access the full text
  • Tip 3 - How to set up email alerts
  • Tip 4 - How to use the "Cited by" links
  • Tip 5 - How to set up the "Import into EndNote" links
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Finding items on your reading list

Video giving top tips on finding items on a reading list. The video can also be found on YouTube in English and Welsh.

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Finding information

The University Library Service's quick video with top tips on finding information for your studies using the electronic resources available at Cardiff University. It can also be found on YouTube in English and Welsh.

A transcript is available.

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