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Reference/Plagiarism

Referencing

Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words website page by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue at Purdue University, discusses how to paraphrase correctly and accurately.

Guidance for annotated Bibliographies

Referencing websites

For more information regarding Referencing please refer to the Librarians Information and Guides.

 

Plagiarism

How to avoid plagiarism

Turnitin tips

Acknowledging resources and paraphrasing  ‌

 

 You can also watch our short video below:

 

External resources and links:

The Writing Center at The University of Wisconsin - Madison have created an online guide, with a useful section called The Writer's Handbook - Avoiding Plagiarism, this gives you tips on avoiding plagiarism and gives you more detailed information about paraphrasing and quoting.

Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words website page by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue at Purdue University, discusses how to paraphrase correctly and accurately.

Proofreading

Punctuation and grammar

How to edit your writing

 

You can also watch our short video below:

 

External links and resources:

This Punctuation guide by Study Advice and Maths Support at the University of Reading summarises the most common uses of punctuation.

This Sentences and Paragraphs guide by Study Advice and Maths Support at the University of Reading summarises how to use sentences and paragraphs within academic writing.

This Writing Style and Proofreading guide by Study Advice and Maths Support at the University of Reading looks at writing in an academic style and how to proofread work. 

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers over 200 free resources and has a useful section on how to proofread.

The Internet Grammar of English is an online course in English grammar written primarily for undergraduates and is now available as an App.

Grammarly which can be added to Chrome for free can help identify grammatical mistakes.

Postgraduate

Researching and writing at an advanced level

Masters Level

Writing at masters level

PhD Level

PhD study - a small and concise guide

 

You can also watch our short video below:

 

External links and resources:

Vitea website offers guidance about doing a doctorate including information on planning and writing a research proposal, overcoming common challenges and practical tips.

The Open University website page offers a postgraduate study skills section which covers reading skills at postgraduate level, critical reading and problem-solving. 

The art of editing guide by Learning Development at University of Leicester addresses the process of editing an extended document such as a dissertation or a thesis. 

International

Top Tips for International students

 

You can also watch our short video below:

 

External links and resources:

English as a second language on the OWL Purdue Online Writing lab website page includes resources on writing and useful exercises.

Using English for Academic Purposes website by Andy Gillet has really useful materials and exercises on using English for academic purposes. It also covers grammar, accuracy and vocabulary.

Avoiding plagiarism: A guide for International students website by the British Council explains what plagiarism means in the UK.

 

International Unit

For any other information you may need, for example about Careers Advice or Health Information, please get in touch with Hope's  International Support Team who are based on the first floor of the Gateway Building. For more information please visit their website pages

Hints and tips

Top 10 tips for writing an essay 

Download WordBank app to access quickly a variety of substitute words and phrases whilst writing your essay.

 

External links and resources:

Manchester Academic Phrasebank created by John Morley at The University of Manchester has lots of examples and can help with thinking critically, structuring and dissertations. 

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) created by the English Department at Purdue University, also has many writing resources and material available to use.  You can watch our short video below.

Using English for Academic Purposes for Students in Higher Education website by Andy Gilet has useful materials and exercises on using English for academic purposed. It also covers grammar, accuracy and vocabulary. 

How to Write Dazzlingly Brilliant Essays: Sharp Advice for Ambitious Students article by Oxford Royale Academy shares actionable tips for writing essays.

Reference/Plagiarism

Referencing

Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words website page by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue at Purdue University, discusses how to paraphrase correctly and accurately.

Guidance for annotated Bibliographies

Referencing websites

For more information regarding Referencing please refer to the Librarians Information and Guides.

 

Plagiarism

How to avoid plagiarism

Turnitin tips

Acknowledging resources and paraphrasing  ‌

 

 You can also watch our short video below:

 

External resources and links:

The Writing Center at The University of Wisconsin - Madison have created an online guide, with a useful section called The Writer's Handbook - Avoiding Plagiarism, this gives you tips on avoiding plagiarism and gives you more detailed information about paraphrasing and quoting.

Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words website page by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue at Purdue University, discusses how to paraphrase correctly and accurately.

Proofreading

Punctuation and grammar

How to edit your writing

 

You can also watch our short video below:

 

External links and resources:

This Punctuation guide by Study Advice and Maths Support at the University of Reading summarises the most common uses of punctuation.

This Sentences and Paragraphs guide by Study Advice and Maths Support at the University of Reading summarises how to use sentences and paragraphs within academic writing.

This Writing Style and Proofreading guide by Study Advice and Maths Support at the University of Reading looks at writing in an academic style and how to proofread work. 

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers over 200 free resources and has a useful section on how to proofread.

The Internet Grammar of English is an online course in English grammar written primarily for undergraduates and is now available as an App.

Grammarly which can be added to Chrome for free can help identify grammatical mistakes.

Postgraduate

Researching and writing at an advanced level

Masters Level

Writing at masters level

PhD Level

PhD study - a small and concise guide

 

You can also watch our short video below:

 

External links and resources:

Vitea website offers guidance about doing a doctorate including information on planning and writing a research proposal, overcoming common challenges and practical tips.

The Open University website page offers a postgraduate study skills section which covers reading skills at postgraduate level, critical reading and problem-solving. 

The art of editing guide by Learning Development at University of Leicester addresses the process of editing an extended document such as a dissertation or a thesis. 

International

Top Tips for International students

 

You can also watch our short video below:

 

External links and resources:

English as a second language on the OWL Purdue Online Writing lab website page includes resources on writing and useful exercises.

Using English for Academic Purposes website by Andy Gillet has really useful materials and exercises on using English for academic purposes. It also covers grammar, accuracy and vocabulary.

Avoiding plagiarism: A guide for International students website by the British Council explains what plagiarism means in the UK.

 

International Unit

For any other information you may need, for example about Careers Advice or Health Information, please get in touch with Hope's  International Support Team who are based on the first floor of the Gateway Building. For more information please visit their website pages

Hints and tips

Top 10 tips for writing an essay 

Download WordBank app to access quickly a variety of substitute words and phrases whilst writing your essay.

 

External links and resources:

Manchester Academic Phrasebank created by John Morley at The University of Manchester has lots of examples and can help with thinking critically, structuring and dissertations. 

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) created by the English Department at Purdue University, also has many writing resources and material available to use.  You can watch our short video below.

Using English for Academic Purposes for Students in Higher Education website by Andy Gilet has useful materials and exercises on using English for academic purposed. It also covers grammar, accuracy and vocabulary. 

How to Write Dazzlingly Brilliant Essays: Sharp Advice for Ambitious Students article by Oxford Royale Academy shares actionable tips for writing essays.