The SLS Writing Help Centre, located in room 142 of the Murray Library, offers free, one-on-one instruction in academic writing, online and in person. They also offer short writing workshops on topics such as punctuation, essay structure, documentation, and graduate writing.
This handout explains the difference between primary, secondary and tertiary sources of information, as well as scholarly vs. popular literature. It helps critically evaluate the information you are reading.
After consideration of usage, cost, and a review of alternative citation managers, the University Library has decided to cancel its subscription to RefWorks effective 31 December 2017. For up-to-date information about this change, please visit our RefWorks Migration Guide.
Citation management software allowing you to import references/citations from online databases, organize them into topic folders, insert them in a variety of citation style formats (e.g. APA and MLA) into the body of your research paper, and generate formatted reference lists. Access Note: You are no longer required to enter the Group Code when logging in. Access Note: When importing multiple records from the University of Saskatchewan Library Catalogue into RefWorks using the EndNote/RefWorks format filter, you must change the Encoding option from the default -- ANSI - Latin I to UTF-8 to ensure that accents and diacritics display correctly.
License Information: There are no restrictions to the number of simultaneous users. Access is restricted to current students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the University of Saskatchewan for educational, research, and non-commercial personal use. It is accessible in the library, on campus, and remotely. Systematic copying or downloading of electronic resource content, including the downloading of a full journal issue, is not permitted by Canadian and International Copyright law.