Referencing a video on Learning Central

Posted on 24 November 2015 by Susan Smith

To reference a video on Learning Central use the following format: Name of author/organisation who created video. Year. Title of video. Name of module. University. Available at: URL of virtual learning environment [Accessed: Day month year]. Example:  Grangetown Community Gateway. 2015. Steve Duffy on business forums. Business Management Year 2.  Cardiff University. Available at:
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Finding your H-Index: An Overview for Academic Staff

Posted on 29 September 2015 by Susan Smith

The H-Index was introduced in 2005 by the American physicist Professor Jorge Hirsch* and has become a popular bibliometric as it measures the author’s productivity (number of papers) and impact (number of citations). The H-Index has been seen as a fairer way of measuring an author’s work compared to other bibliometric measures – these include,
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WARC database

Posted on 25 June 2015 by Stephen Ratcliffe

Remember, staff and students have access to WARC database. A world-beating source for marketing case studies, company and industry reports and intelligence, media and campaign commentary. Brought to you by Aberconway Library. Cardiff Uuniversity username and password required. Access it Here  
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Referencing Social Media Sites

Posted on 19 November 2014 by Susan Smith

The general format for referencing a social media site is: Family name, INITIAL(S). Year. Title of page [Name of social media site]. Date post written (where applicable). Available at: URL [ Accessed: date you viewed the site]. An example reference for LinkedIn : Austin, A. 2014. Five advantages for CEOs that ‘get’ Social Media  [LinkedIn]. August 1
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Troubleshooting wifi on an iPad/iPhone

Posted on 6 February 2014 by James Wallace

If you’re using the eduroam network in Cardiff University on an iPad/iPhone and having trouble with your wifi dropping out it could be because your device is trying to connect to a different network. As part of the process of registering your iPad/iPhone to use eduroam you need to connect to other networks, once the
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Earnings announcements on Datastream

Posted on 9 December 2013 by Stephen Ratcliffe

For earning announcement dates on Datastream, use the following datatypes: Fiscal year end: Interim earnings announcement dates use the quarterly ones: British companies won’t necessarily announce interim results on a quarterly basis, they will often announce every 6 months so your quarter 1 and quarter 3 results may be blank (i.e. no data) for UK
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Citing and referencing legal cases

Posted on 5 December 2013 by Susan Smith

Legal cases are referenced differently from other types of publication in the Cardiff Harvard system.  The format is:  Name of parties involved in the case [Year] Volume number (if used), abbreviation for name of law report and first page of report  An example reference is:  A Turtle Offshore SA v Superior Trading Inc. [2009] 1 Lloyd’s Rep
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How to reference reports or company profiles on Passport

Posted on 3 December 2013 by Stephen Ratcliffe

Author (use Euromonitor unless there is a named author). Year of publication. Title with Online in square brackets. Place of publication: Publisher. Database name replaces web address. Access date. Example: Euromonitor. 2013. Footwear in Europe: stepping up in the face of uncertainty. London: Euromonitor. Available at: Passport Database [Accessed: 8 September 2013] In the text:
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