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Guidance on how to complete your Dissertation/Final Year Project and make the most of Library and IT Services and Resources

Our six step guide

Here is a guide compiled by the Library and Students Union to help you get started with your dissertation/final year project.  It details six stages which you need to achieve in order to take your dissertation to the next level.  These stages are:

Step One: Decide your research question
Step Two: The all-important literature review
Step Three: Carry out your research
Step Four: Analyse your results
Step Five: Writing up your research
Step Six: The Finishing Touches

Dissertation Survival Workshops

Book on one of our workshops that are running in term 2

1.  What’s already out there?
Book:  https://litsearching.eventbrite.co.uk
Conducting a literature search

2.  Building your lit review
book:
buildingyourlitreview.eventbrite.co.uk
Using Lego to develop your literature review, hone your ideas and get immediate feedback

3.  RefWorks
book: refworksworkshop.eventbrite.co.uk

Take the pain out of referencing by using RefWorks

4.  Introduction to SPSS
book: hud.ac/nr
Learn how to do some basic analysis using SPSS 

5.  Word for your dissertation
book: hud.ac/nr
Effectively using Microsoft Word. 

 

Subject Guide

Alison Sharman
Contact:
Email: library@hud.ac.uk

Phone: 01484 471255

Visit us at the Subject Enquiry desk on floor 4 of the Library.
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