In the modern world there is a vast quantity of information available, in all sorts of formats.
One of the essential skills for conducting research is being able to manage, organise and keep control of all the information sources you use in your work. You will need to be able to easily record the full details of your sources, including how you found your information, so that you can easily find it again.
You also need to be fully aware of how to use information responsible and ethically. This includes correctly citing your sources to ensure academic integrity, to avoid plagiarism, and to ensure anyone reading your work can trace your sources.
In this guide you'll learn how to:
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