It's never been easier to collaborate in a Google Docs document since Zotero just launched the possibility to add citations in your collaborative text.
Since Endnote changed their looks for the login page it became quite hard to distinguish between creating an account for the Endnote Online and the desktop version.
Do you need to search for information for your thesis or another assignment? Not sure if you have sufficient skills for this task? Or maybe it is the reference management that troubles you? Try our quiz and our checklist.
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!
It is time to hand in your term paper and you haven’t even started to write it? You are not the only one having a case of writer’s block. Why not try “Shut up and write”? Students, researchers and writers around the world are doing just that.
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!