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Engineering: Library Space and Resources Mon 10 Oct 2016   13:30 Finished

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

Engineering: Document Preparation using LaTeX Fri 4 Nov 2016   15:00 Finished

An introduction to LaTeX.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Tim Love,

Engineering: One-to-one Library Consultations new Fri 12 Sep 2014   09:00 Finished

Consultations on topics such as Resources for Engineering, Open Access, Reference Management Software, Literature Searching and more.

To book an appointment, visit our West Cambridge Appointments Calendar

Engineering: Essay-writing skills Mon 17 Oct 2016   13:00 Finished

This one-hour session is aimed at students taking qualitative 3E modules who would like guidance on how to structure, write and present reports or essays in that context.

Engineering: Referencing and Reference Management Mon 22 May 2017   12:30 Finished

This presentation will give an overview of how to reference, why we have to reference (including how to avoid plagiarism), which styles you might like to choose, and introduce some handy software that can save you time and help you manage your references more easily.

Bring your lunch and any questions you already have!

Engineering: LaTeX for report-writing Fri 11 Nov 2016   15:00 Finished

More advanced LaTeX for longer documents. If you have a question about this talk, please contact Tim Love,

Engineering: Preparing for the 4th year project Fri 9 Jun 2017   13:00 Finished

This session will look at ways to plan your 4th year project, how and where to conduct a literature review, and include tips on how to manage the information you gather.

We will focus particularly on the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

To get the most out of this session, please bring your own laptop.

Engineering: Report Writing for Part II Fri 19 May 2017   12:30 Finished

From what a technical report is, to how to write one, come along to this crash course and get your questions answered.

Please let us know of any burning issues and questions before the session on

Presenting for the first time or want to improve on what you have done before? This session will take you through some tips and tricks to help you plan and deliver a session professionally and well.

Please come with questions.

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