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Training Activities for first year students

Training Activities for first year students


Date: October 10

Timetable: from 10 am to 12 pm

2nd session. Basic tools (2 hours) computer room 54.005 (session in Catalan) and computer room 54.006 (session in English)

  • The research: research process, Booleans’ operators, research tricks, information retrieval, evaluation and results’ comparison.
  • Types of sources: journal articles, book chapters, working papers, conference proceedings...
  • Academic search engine: Google Scholar.
  • Databases: how do they function and outcome evaluation.
  • WOS, SCOPUS, ​LLBA, MLA, DIALNET and The Linguist List​, etc.
  • Plagiarism
  • Several quotation styles: MLA, APA. among others.