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ACL Anthology

ACL Anthology is a digital archive linked to the Association for Computational Linguistics. It currently contains over 70.000 conference papers on the study of computational linguistics and natural language processing.

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The database is freely available.

Search operators

On the homepage you can search for conferences of the Association for …

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tags: database   FLW  

ACM digital library

The ACM Digital Library is a full-text database covering the fields of computing and information technology and includes the complete collection of ACM's publications, including journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newsletters, and multimedia titles.

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All metadata in the ACM Digital Library is open to the world, including abstracts, linked references …

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tags: database   FEA   FEA - engineering  

APA: how to make a reference list

When you refer to someone else's work in your paper, you need to include that source in the reference list. A reference list only contains sources that were cited or referred to in your paper. Background readings do not belong in your reference list (but they can go in your …

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tags: academic writing   refer  

APA: how to refer within a text

The way you refer to a source in your paper is the same for physical and online sources. You need to refer to a source when you cite someone, or when you paraphrase their ideas, data, theory, ... Below you can find concrete examples that show you how to do …

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Academic poster

An academic poster is an advertisement of your research to attract the public to get to know your research. It's key to make it visually attractive and to catch the viewer's eye.

The language policy advisors provide tips, tricks and examples on the dedicated website Taaladvies. The information on making …

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tags: poster  

Academic writing in a nutshell

Throughout your career as a student and/or researcher you will produce a series of reports, papers, publications and other texts, in many cases in fluent English. Tips and tricks to improve your writing in English are collected on the UGent portal.

The faculty of Arts & Philosophy created a …

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tags: academic writing   article  

Access to (Belgian) legal databases

From which location can you access the main Belgian legal databases Jura, Stradalex and Jurisquare :

Jura
  • only available at the Faculty of Law and at the Faculty of Economics (Tweekerken)
  • no access at other faculties
  • no access through Athena
Strada Lex
  • only available at the Faculty of Law and …
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tags: database  

Acta Sanctorum (Chadwyck) database

Acta Sanctorum is a full text database containing the texts of 68 volumes of the Acta Sanctorum, a series of critical editions of hagiographies, published by Société des Bollandistes between 1643 and 1940. You also have the possibility to search the church writings in the Patrologia Latina at the same …

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Africa-Wide Information (Ebsco)

Africa-Wide Information is a bibliographic database providing access to more than 3.5 million references and abstracts within African studies.

Access

The database is fully accessible within the UGent network (UGentNet).

Search operators

You can use Boolean operators in all databases on the Ebsco platform to make your search broader …

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tags: database   FLW  

Alerts on recent publications

The website JournalsTOCs provides Table of Contents (ToC) for many journals. You can receive email alerts of new issues after registration, which is free.

Many (scholarly) databases offer the possibility to subscribe to alerts to stay informed on new content via email or RSS feeds.

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tags: article   journal  

Article submission for publication

How do you get your article published in a journal? How do you choose the right journal?

The Knowledge Center for Health Ghent (KCGG) lists several tips on getting published for the medical sciences. Here's a selection of generally applicable tips.

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tags: article   journal   open science   quality assessment  

Artstor

The Artstor image database contains more than one million high-quality digital images that can be used free of charge for scientific purposes through the Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) programme.

On the homepage you can enter a search term in the search field. You also have the option to browse …

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tags: database   FEA - architecture   FLW  

Assess the quality of a scholarly journal

Researchers can choose from tens of thousands of scholarly journals to disseminate their research results.  It is not always easy to find out which ones are reliable.

General guidelines
  • Think. Check. Submit is a checklist to help you identify trustworthy journals and publishers.
  • Have (many of) your trusted peers published …
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tags: Biblio   evaluate   journal   open access   open science   quality assessment  

Authorship: 10 best practices

If you are thinking about writing a new publication:

  • Consult the guidelines on authorship within your field and/or faculty and find out what policy is in place at the journal in question. Make sure that any arrangements are always in line with this policy.
  • Discuss authorship issues beforehand (i.e. before …
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    tags: article  

    Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

    The database "Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals" is published by the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University. It offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions on subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic …

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    tags: database   FEA   FEA - architecture  

    BHA: Bibliography of the History of Art (Getty)

    The BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art) is a bibliographical database that contains publications about European and American visual art, published between 1975 and 2007.

    Access

    This database is freely accessible.

    Search Operators
    • You can use the Boolean operators AND OR NOT.
    • In the Advanced search mode you can …
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    tags: database   FLW  

    BelgicaPress, database of digitised historical Belgian newspapers

    BelgicaPress is a new full-text database from the Belgian Royal Library where you can find (as of spring 2018) all the digitised historical Belgian newspapers online (from 1814 to 1970) including the censored press of both World Wars.

    Thanks to the application of Optical Character Recognition (OCR), the content is …

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    tags: database   FLW   newspaper  

    Biblio: what is the Academic Bibliography?

    What is Biblio?

    Biblio is both the Academic Bibliography and the institutional repository of UGent:

    • Academic Bibliography: overview of publications by UGent researchers.
    • Institutional repository (or 'open archive'): an online database with the full texts of UGent publications.
    • Biblio combines both.
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    tags: article   Biblio   library  

    Book: can I borrow a book?

    As soon as you are registered as a user in the library system, you can borrow books with your student card, personnel card or visitor's card, unless:

    • the book has been borrowed by someone else
    • the book can only be consulted in the library
    How to know if I can … Read more

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    tags: library  

    Book: how and where to find it?

    Ghent University holds a very diverse collection of books, journals, theses, heritage material and much more, both in analogue and digital form. The catalogue gives you an overview of what can be found in which library.

    How do you use the catalogue to find books?

    • Select your language on the …
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    tags: library  

    Book: how to renew the loan term

    The standard loan term for students for Ghent University libraries is 4 weeks for students and 8 weeks for staff. The standard loan term may differ from faculty to faculty (see regulations).

    You can renew a loan yourself for a maximum of 3 times. You do this by …

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    tags: library  

    Book: how to reserve?

    You can reserve a book that is already on loan (NB: not at the Faculty of Law and Criminology).

    • Go to the catalogue
    • Look up the book
    • Click on the button Services
    • Click on the button Reserve (you find the button under Location)
    • Log in and confirm your reservation …
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    tags: library  

    CERN Document Server

    The CERN Document Server (CDS) is the institutional repository that provides acquisition, search and collaborative tools to manage collections of documents produced at CERN. The collections include HEP documents, Multimedia documents, Bulletins, Administrative (Directorate, HR, Finance) documents, EU Project documents (OpenAire, EMi), Library and Project document types.

    Over 800,000 bibliographic …

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    tags: FEA   FEA - engineering  

    Chapter scan: searching and finding references and content tables of books

    It is possible for researchers and students at UGent to request chapter scans of some of the books via the catalogue (lib.ugent.be). You can find a blue button "Get chapter scan" if a we provide this service on this book.

    Here are some tips & tricks to make …

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    tags: databank   database   FBW   FDI   FEA   FEA - architecture   FEA - engineering   FEB   FFW   FGE   FLW   FPP   FPS   FRE   FWE   FWO   library  

    Citation Style V&A (law school)

    If you are a student or researcher at the faculty of law, you are expected to use the legal references and abbreviations in your (Dutch) publications (thesis, scientific articles). In EndNote you will find this reference style as V&A2015.

    Since EndNote is an American software package, a separate version of …

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    tags: academic writing   refer  

    Citing: how to

    The information on this page comes from Studentenportaal (Dutch).

     

    When you copy literal phrasings of another author (or your own, previous work), you are citing another text. Some quick guidelines:

    • Always use double quotation marks: "..."
    • Refer to the source of the citation immediately after the citation
    • If …
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    tags: integrity   refer  

    Clinical trial: how do I evaluate the quality?

    There are various free, internationally accredited and used tools (i.e. scales and checklists) for evaluating the quality of clinical studies. More information is available on the webpages of the Knowledge Centre for Health Ghent (Question: How do I evaluate the quality of a clinical study?). 

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    tags: FFW   FGE   quality assessment   systematic review  

    Collaborating on an article: what are your options?

    There are several different online platforms you can use to write an article together (in real time). Some of these platforms are: OneDrive, Google Drive, Sharepoint or Overleaf.

    Every Ghent University staff member or student has their own OneDrive for Business space, with 2 Terabyte of storage. …

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    tags: academic writing   article  

    Communication Source

    Communication Source is hosted on the Ebsco platform. It is a bibliographic database containing references with abstracts and full text articles about communication science, linguistics, speech and language pathology, media studies, etc.

    This database also includes a thesaurus.

    Access

    This database is fully accessible within the UGent network (UGentNet …

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    tags: database   FLW  

    Comparison: EndNote and Mendeley

    There are so many types of reference software out there that it is sometimes difficult to make an informed decision about which software fits your needs best. In this research tip, we explore two populair options: EndNote (Clarivate) and Mendeley (Elsevier).

     

    What is reference software?

    You use reference software …

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    tags: EndNote   integrity   refer