Are you writing an essay/student thesis or are about to? Here are some tips on library resources that will help you in your writing.
We have books on academic writing, research methods and how to conduct qualitative interviews. We can also offer support regarding citing, referencing and how to avoid plagiarism.
Books about research methods and academic writing
Use the library search service UniSearch to find books and articles. Here are some examples of library books on topics related to academic writing and research methods:
Quoting, referencing and plagiarism
It is very important to cite and refer properly when writing an essay or a student thesis. To know how you are allowed to use someone else’s images in your own work is necessesary to avoid violating copyright.
When writing your essay, use a reference management program, such as Zotero or EndNote, to help you organize your references and create bibliographies.
Book an appointment
Are you still having problems finding relevant sources for your thesis? Or, do you need help to get started with Zotero or EndNote? In that case, you are welcome to book an appointment with a librarian:
Publish your thesis
When you have finished your thesis you probably want to publish it online. Learn more:
Good luck with your writing and please contact us if you have any questions!
By: Peter Igelström, librarian, Valla Library