Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

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    • How to find the fulltext of a journal article : for when you have a reference for a particular journal article and you would like to read the whole thing
    • How to find dissertations : we keep some of the dissertations written by previous Oxford Brookes engineering students in the library - this is a guide to finding them
    • Key concepts of literature searching : a quick introduction to understanding, finding, evaluating, and using academic sources of information
    • Training : we have scheduled training sessions, but you can also contact me to arrange training for individuals or groups in how to use any of the library resources (e.g. the library catalogue, journal databases, ebooks, EndNote, resource lists, etc.) or in finding and using information (e.g. literature searching, referencing, etc.). The Library also has a range of video help guides on our Teach yourself page
    • An introduction to referencing
    • Brookes Harvard referencing style is the standard system of referencing used in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
    • Cite Them Right is a tool to help you with your referencing. It shows you how to reference a wide range of resources using Harvard and other referencing styles. It also gives guidance on how to avoid plagiarism.
    • EndNote is a tool for storing and organising your references. It can save you a lot of time and effort with referencing. There is also an EndNote Web Moodle course that you can use to teach yourself how to use EndNote Web