“Plagiarism (either intentional or unintentional) is the using of ideas or work of another person
(including experts and fellow or former students) and submitting them as your
own. It is considered dishonest and unprofessional. Plagiarism may take the
form of cutting and pasting, taking or closely paraphrasing ideas, passages,
sections, sentences, paragraphs, drawings, graphs and other graphical material
from books, articles, internet sites or any other source and submitting them
for assessment without appropriate acknowledgement.”University of Sheffield, 2013 Plagiarism is an important topic that all students
are expected to take seriously.
the University's Student Skills and Development Centre, which is based at 301
Glossop Road.301 run a wide range
of academic skills workshops to support you in your study, on
topics such as speed reading, critical thinking & exam technique.
You can also book a 20 minute one-to-one session with a tutor to discuss your research
or study skills.
available through 301 are Mathematics and Statistics Help (MASH), Languages for
All, Writing Advisory Service and Specialist dyslexia/SpLD tutorial service.
The current online edition of International Historical Statistics (1750-2010)is now available to University of Sheffield staff and students.This authoritative reference source provides
key economic and social indicators for the last 260 years.
for Researching is delivered by The University Library at 301:
Student Skills and Development Centre, which is located at 301 Glossop Road.
The workshop will show you how to find the best resources for your research
project. You will learn about different information sources and how to create
an effective search strategy to produce a manageable set of relevant results.
You will also consider evaluating information, referencing and plagiarism –
making sure you use your own ideas and reference the work of others properly.
Places are still available on the workshop for the
Thursday 20 November 2014 (18:30-19:30)
Tuesday 2 December 2014 (12:00-13:00)
For more information and to book your place, please click here.
you require help with literature searching for your assignments? Would
you like some advice on referencing? Would
you like to speak one-to-one with a subject Librarian? If so, then the Information
Skills Advisory Service is here to help you!The service is located on Level 1 of the Information
Commons – just ask at the Information Desk. There is no need to book an
appointment – drop in between 13:00 & 17:00, Monday to Friday (during
term time).However, please be aware
that there may be a queue for the service during busy periods.