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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2016     Views: 42

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EndNote Web: taking the pain out of organising your references

Not only does EndNote order and organise the references that you use during your academic life, but it can take the pain out of referencing by inserting citations and references in the exact way your tutor has requested. So if you forget where your italics and fullstops go, learning EndNote can take the pain out of your reference list.

MMU Harvard Referencing

Make sorting out your references easier with this introduction to the MMU's Harvard style. We'll show you how to reference the most common type of material as well as giving you guidance on tackling those trickier references you discover for your work.

Going beyond Google: exploring the advanced features of ‘Library Search’

Struggling to find relevant academic information for your assignments? Google can be a useful starting point but it can be hard to find good quality academic writing using a general search engine. This hands on workshop will show you how to use Library Search to get straight to the research you need.

Social media for work not play: how to manage your digital identity

Ever Googled yourself? The prevalence of social media means it’s increasingly likely that your prospective employers will do so during the recruitment process. This session will provide tips to help you avoid social media nightmares and learn how to present yourself online to potential employers using social media to your advantage.

Researching commercial companies for applications and interviews

Showing a potential employer that you really understand them and their sector is an impressive way to stand out in the recruitment process.  This practical session shows you how to use the variety of resource available within Manchester Metropolitan University to get the right information to impress your potential employer.