2. The content frame

Prayer ribbons in the Longhua Temple, Shanghai. Is this 'information'? Why, or why not?

Prayer ribbons in the Longhua Temple, Shanghai. Is this 'information'? Why, or why not?

“Where am I?” “In the Village.” “What do you want?” “Information.” “You won’t get it!” “By hook or by crook, we will.” (from the TV show The Prisoner

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This section covers tools and techniques you need to understand and use in your research. Here you can read about practical aspects such as managing your data and notes, creating bibliographies, and avoiding plagiarism.

This is just a brief introduction into this area. For more information about these any many other similar topics a great place to start is the Study Skills website linked below.

For more subject specific information about these issues a good place to start is your University library as many School Librarians offer additional guides.

Podcast 2A: Introducing the content frame

Faculty of Humanities Study Skills Website

A Student’s Guide to Research with the WWW

The Internet Detective

Subject Librarians at JRUL

Here are two good starting points for finding online resources.

Google Scholar

JRUL Electronic Resources page

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Podcast 2B: Citation and plagiarism

Citation and referencing guide

Citation quiz: test your knowledge

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