Do you ever find it difficult putting information into “your own words” when you use sources in your texts? Here’s some advice on how to paraphrase.
When you use material from sources in your writing you should always provide a clear citation, but you also need to paraphrase the information, “put it in your own words”. But why is that – why not copy the information, word by word?
References to sources are an important part of academic writing. To format the references in a correct and consistent manner is one aspect of this. For this KIBs reference guides are useful tools. Now available in English!
The spring semester has begun and you have started working on assignments and theses. Many of you make appointments with the writing tutors from the KI Academic Writing Support to discuss your texts. It is a job with great responsibility, and it's fun!
No, we're not referring to the the fiery Argentine dance but to the title of the ten-thousandth doctoral dissertation at KI. It's written by Per J. Palmgren and is defended today, January 29.
The journal app BrowZine used to be an app for tablets and smartphones only, but now you can use BrowZine on your computer by using the desktop version BrowZine Web.
Last year's discovery of Bob Dylan quotes sneaked into scientific articles by KI researchers quickly became international news. Now our colleague Carl Gornitzki, who made this discovery by accident, mapped the phenomenon in a newly published article.
One of the basic functions of the university library is to provide students and researchers at Karolinska Institutet with guidance and practical tools to carry out searches in medical literature. Another important task is the search consultation service.
How reliable are the bibliometric methods? Are they being applied in a correct manner? Read about the manifesto for a more sound application of bibliometric methods.
A new intersectional book collection is soon avaible at the library. The collection is meant to supplement the library’s other collections by focusing on norm critical and intersectional perspectives in for example medicine.
I addition to the library system change a new routine for automatic renewals of books that have no reservations has been introduced. This means that if no one requests the books you have at home they are renewed automatically with a new loan period.
Are you interested in finding articles about the adverse effects of a specific treatment method or medicine? Then you can limit your search with the help of subheadings.
As of this year, SRC requires researchers to submit an ORCID id. KI researchers can easily create an ORCID in the KI Bibliometric database.
On request from students we have installed Anki to the library computers. Anki is a flash card program that can help you rehearse and memorize medical terminology.