Resource of the month: Cite Them Right Online.

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Your go-to resource for proper citing and referencing. 

It covers how to cite and reference resources in your work using Harvard, the standard style for City, as well as APA, MLA, MHRA, OSCOLA and Vancouver referencing styles.Content includes step-by-step instructions for citing and referencing anything you use in your work including:

  • Book chapters
  • Journal articles 
  • Company reports
  • Websites 
  • Newspaper articles
  • YouTube videos
  • Legal cases
  • Government documents

Cite Them Right also has added content including videos, tips and tricks and guidelines for avoiding plagiarism.

How can I use it? Search for the type of resource you want to reference (e.g. ‘magazine article’) or browse using the categories at the top and choose your preferred style. Use the box next to the reference example to fill in your reference without having to switch between your browser and document.

Where can I find it? Search for ‘Cite Them Right’ in CityLibrary Search.

Book an appointment with a librarian

Subject Librarians at Northampton Square offer 1 to 1 meetings where you can discuss your specialist research needs or get help with literature searching, using e-resources or citing and referencing. 

You can now book an appointment with a librarian online by visiting http://libcal.city.ac.uk/calendar/workshops or accessing your specific Subject Guide. When booking an appointment you will be asked to select a specific date and time and answer a few questions about the research you’ve done so far.

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Each librarian has their own set of expert skills so before making a booking click the i symbol next to their name to make sure they have the right knowledge to help you. 

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Once the appointment is made you will receive a booking confirmation and a reminder via email. If you can’t keep the appointment, please cancel in good time.

What we are not permitted to do

Librarians cannot  proof read or correct your written work. If you need support in essay planning or writing skills please contact Academic Learning Support

New Resource: Artemis Primary Sources


Artemis Primary Sources is a dynamic search platform which allows you to cross-search the full text of City University’s  subscriptions to Gale historical collections and newspapers. 

Content includes:

  • The Times and Sunday Times Archive (1785-2008)Capture
  • The Financial Times Historical Archive  (1888-2010)
  • The Independent Digital Archive  (1986-2012)
  • Daily Mail Historical Archive (1896-2004)
  • 19th Century Newspapers
  • 19th Century UK Periodicals
  • 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection. 

Features
As well as options to print, email and download your results you can create an account with Artemis to save and tag to your research.

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Search Tips
Try using Term Clusters to see terms that commonly occur in relation to your own search term; this can help uncover hidden connections, or can be a helpful starting point in the early stages of research.

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Use the Term Frequency function to see the frequency of a search term(s) in the content over time.  This shows the importance of particular concepts during given periods.

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Access
You can access Artemis Primary Sources from the A-Z Database List or from CityLibrary Search.

Help
If you require help in using Artemis Primary Sources please contact your Subject Librarian