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Get started with your essay

You, as a student or researcher at Stockholm university, can receive guidance to get started with finding literature or search strategies. Drop-in every weekday between 10.00 am and 3.00 pm.


Think Before You Write

This video filmed at the open seminar Think Before You Write is a presentation on how to find information for your essay or thesis, and how to determine if the information is academic and credible.


How do I find scholarly articles?

When writing an essay or a thesis, you will often have to search for scholarly articles. In this tutorial you will learn how to find scholarly articles through the library website.

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Searching information for your essay?

Find texts and links about searching, selecting and critically examining scientific material

Reference Management Programme

There are several reference management software programs that can be used to collect and organize references, as well as creating a bibliography in a desired format. Below is a sample programme.

Template for Students

You can find a template for your essay here.

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Book a Course in Information Management for your Students

Do you teach students who will need to write essays at Stockholm University? Order a course in information management for your students.

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