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Workshop: Cited reference searching

New date added in February

Cited reference searching is a technique that will help you locate additional articles for your research. Previously published articles relevant to your research appear in the list of references at the end of a journal article. A cited reference search, however, brings you forward in time to identify more recent articles which cite the original article that you located. This hands-on workshop will take you through the process of carrying out a cited reference search on appropriate databases.

Tuesday 19th February 11:30 – 13:00, Business School 2.23

Updated: 29 January, 2019

Workshop: MMU Harvard Referencing

New date added in February

Make sorting out your references easier with this introduction to the MMU's Harvard style. We'll show you how to reference the most common type of material as well as giving you guidance on tackling those trickier references you discover for your work.

Tuesday 26th February 15:00 – 16:00, Business School 4.06

Updated: 14 January, 2019

Workshop: Researching commercial companies for applications and interviews

New date added in March

Showing a potential employer that you really understand them and their sector is an impressive way to stand out in the recruitment process. This practical session shows you how to use the variety of resource available within MMU to get the right information to impress your potential employer.

Wednesday 6th March 14:00 – 15:00, Business School 2.08

Updated: 14 January, 2019

Workshops: Fake news, misleading news and detecting deception

New dates added in March and April

Learn to critically evaluate online news stories and identify fake news. Together we will discuss why people believe fake or misleading news, and the motivations behind it. By investigating real life news from a variety of media, you will learn to spot what makes fake news bogus and some news stories misleading.

Tuesday 19th March 9:00 – 10:00, Brooks Building (Birley) 3.88

Tuesday 4th April 10:00 – 11:00, Geoffrey Manton 1.20

Updated: 11 January, 2019

Workshops: Literature reviews: searching for articles and research papers effectively

New dates added in February and March

Please note: we have changed the title of this workshop recently from: Preparing for your research project/dissertation: searching for articles and research papers effectively. The content has been updated too, however the process and techniques for locating academic literature remains unchanged and the workshop is described below. Time to crack on with your literature review and don’t know where to start? This hands on session will help you to plan your searches and use time saving search techniques to find the most relevant academic sources. Learn how to use subject specific databases to find high quality academic journals and research papers.

Monday 25th February 12:00 – 13:00, John Dalton C1.01

Friday 22nd March 10:00 – 11:00, Geoffrey Manton 1.15

Updated: 11 January, 2019

Journal of Literacy Research

The Journal of Literacy Research (JLR) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that publishes research related to literacy and literacy education from preschool through adulthood.

Log in with your University ID and password to access articles representing diverse research paradigms and theoretical orientations, and they employ a variety of methodologies and modes of inquiry.

Access Journal of Literacy Research

Updated: 15 February, 2019

Drawing the Modern: The work of Gordon Hodkinson and post-war architectural education in Manchester

10 September 2018 - 5 April 2019

MMU Special Collections Gallery,
3rd Floor,
All Saints Library

The first exhibition of our 2018-19 programme will be based on the archive of Gordon Hodkinson, architect and former student of the Manchester School of Architecture. The exhibition will be curated by Richard Brook, Senior Lecturer at the Manchester School of Architecture, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Updated: 28 June, 2018

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