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Films to help you in your studies!

 

Screen shot film about academic writing.

 

How to use references

One key aspect of academic writing is the use of citations and references. It is important to specify where your theories or claims originate. This brief lecture deals with what you should refer to as well as when and how to do it.
Presented by Fredrik Vanek, librarian at the Social Sciences Faculty Library, Lund University.

 

Scholarly material and academic writing

Why do you need scholarly material? What is it, and how do you recognize it? This brief lecture deals with important aspects of scholarly material and explains the basics of academic writing.
Presented by Fredrik Vanek, librarian at the Social Sciences Faculty Library, Lund University.

 

How to search smart - tips and tricks

When writing a paper or thesis you need to find material about your subject of interest. This brief lecture provides tips and tricks on how to search efficiently, use keywords and different search techniques.
Social Sciences Faculty Library, Lund University.

 

Where to search - choosing search tools

What should you should consider when selecting search tools and databases in order to find material for your paper or thesis? When should you choose one database over the other? What are the advantages or disadvantages with different search tools?
Social Sciences Faculty Library, Lund University

 

How to evaluate sources

When writing a paper or thesis you need to use different types of sources depending on the context. You also have to critically evaluate your sources. This brief lecture deals with aspects to consider when using various types of sources.
Social Sciences Faculty Library, Lund University. www.sambib.lu.se

 

How to oppose and defend a master thesis

This film shows you what to focus on when opposing or defending a thesis. Through one good and one bad example the difference between failure and success is highlighted. The film deals with a master thesis, but is suitable for university students at any level.