Paper based journal
See: Print journal
When writing an assignment (essay, dissertation etc) you may refer to information that you have read in a book or journal article etc. Paraphrasing is different to quoting, because you write the ideas in your own words. It is still important to include a citation, to acknowledge where the information has come from. See: Quote. See: Citation.
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Peer reviewed journal
Some journals are peer-reviewed, which means that the articles are assessed for quality by experts in the subject area before they are published. Academic journals are usually peer reviewed.
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Plagiarism is using the work of others and passing it off as your own in your essays, projects or dissertations.
A podcast is a series of digital media files (either audio or video) released at intervals, which can be downloaded from websites to a computer or portable media player such as an iPOD etc.
Postal delivery service
The posting of books, chapters of books and journal articles from the Middlesex University library collection to distance learners.
Middlesex University students who are enrolled on a course to improve English for study purposes before attending a degree programme. Specific library support is available at http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/psg
A journal that is available in paper format.
Product Information Collection
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Help students progress through their programme and successfully complete their studies.
A group, organization, company or individual who is responsible for preparing and distributing books, journals, music, or other works for sale.
A question about something.
This is when you use an authors exact words in an assignment (essay, dissertation etc). The words used should be contained within "speech marks", and should include a citation, and be included in your reference list. By doing this you will avoid plagiarism. See: Citation. See: Reference list. See: Plagiarism. See: Paraphrase.