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Is formatting your dissertation/ thesis harder than you expected?

9 March 2020

Work smarter with Word’s tools

If you’re struggling with word processing your dissertation/thesis, then you’re not alone. It can be a demanding task, and many students find this stage more time consuming and stressful than anticipated. But MS Word provides tools and features that make this task so much easier to manage. Use them to save time, to work more effectively and reduce your anxiety levels too.

Do you know how to…?

  • Create an automatic table of contents for your document headings
  • Apply ‘Captions’ for figures and tables, and create automatic listings for them
  • Change page orientation mid-document, e.g. to accommodate a large chart

No? What??? Then you need to check out our handbook and video resources…

Tip: You need to use Section Breaks to use different kinds of page numbering formats.

Watch our videos

Our short videos focus on the key MS Word tools and features that you should know about and use when Formatting your dissertation/thesis. An accompanying handbook is also available for your use. read more

Referencing made easier with EndNote

23 January 2018

Is there an easier way to do your referencing? Anne suggests EndNote.

 
 

Correct referencing, that is, acknowledging the books, journal articles and other sources of information you use in your essays and assignments, is a very important part of academic writing.
 

You might have already discovered that it is complicated, and can be quite time-consuming and difficult to get right. 
 
 
 

Have you ever wished you could get a machine to help you?

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Well you can!

All our open access PCs and Macs are installed with EndNote X8. This is a package that allows you to create your own library of references and add citations and a reference list to your Word documents – automatically and correctly!

There is also a free web version called EndNote Online, which you can use at home or anywhere else you have internet access.

Would you like to learn how to use EndNote?

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