Sourcing and Evaluating Information – Maynooth University

This interactive content was made by Maynooth University. Going through this interactive content should help enable you to better source and evaluate information which you will use in your academic writing.

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Avoiding Plagiarism – Maynooth University

This interactive content is created by Maynooth University. Going through these interactive videos and quizzes can help you understand plagiarism and how to avoid it.

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Making Feedback Work For You – UCC

This is a PDF from the UCC Skills Centre. This PDF details how to use feedback from assignments to further improve your future work.

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Evidence: Incorporating Research – UCC

This is a PDF from the UCC Skills Centre. This PDF details the importance of evidence in academic writing and how to choose which evidence to use.

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Note Taking in Academic Reading and in Lectures – UCC

This is a PDF from the UCC Skills Centre. This PDF aims to give a summary of why and how to take notes in academia.

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Stewart Library – Boolean Operators

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This is a two-minute video from Stewart Library on how to use Boolean operators, simple words (AND, OR, NOT or AND NOT) used as conjunctions to combine or exclude keywords in a search, resulting in more focused and productive results when using a search engine.

William Goodwin – Choosing The Right Search Terms

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This is a short YouTube video by William Goodwin explaining how to choose the right search terms when using a search engine in order to get the most relevant findings.