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Science: Research Support

General guide to Science resources at IT Carlow Library

Introduction

There are a wide range of resources available to assist in conducting research for, and preparing, a dissertation or project report. This page provides links to these resources. Please consult your supervisor for specific guidance on dissertation layout. 

E-books

A range of titles are available in the Ebook Central e-book site on aspects of research methodology and writing a dissertation.

Centre for Teaching & Learning - Visual Guides

With thanks to our colleagues in the Teaching & Learning Centre for providing the following helpful guides and presentations relating to preparing and structuring your thesis.

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Exporting Records from Search and Find to Endnote Online

EndNote Online is a software tool for collecting, organising and formatting references, and can be used to create a bibliography for a project, dissertation or thesis. To use this product it is necessary to register and create an account (free) by going to: https://access.clarivate.com/login?app=endnote.

Once an account has been set up it is possible to export references from the Search and Find: Online Resources search service to EndNote Online by the following method:

  • Exporting records to Endnote Online from the Search and Find Saved Items folder.

When a search of Search and Find : Online Resources is performed and records have been saved into the Saved Items folder using the   icon these items can be exported to EndNote Online by opening the Saved Items folder  and selecting the required references and then the Export option:

 

On the next screen selected the Direct Export to EndNote Online option:

 and click on Save

NOTE: it is recommended that EndNote Online is opened before starting the export process – if EndNote Online has not been opened, the login screen will be shown before the export is completed.

Once finished EndNote Online will display a confirmation that the export has successfully completed:

Further help on using EndNote Online can be found at http://clarivate.libguides.com/endnote_training/endnote_online.

Credit Where Credit is Due

Credit Where Credit is Due has been prepared to assist students in acknowledging appropriately the work of others. This referencing guide is intended for all undergraduate and postgraduate students in IT Carlow in the preparation of their academic assignments and assessments and can be accessed at http://libguides.itcarlow.ie/ld.php?content_id=31933427.