A library liaison is a librarian who has been designated the formal contact person between the Libraries and a specific faculty or department in UNISEL and he/she is the best go-to source of the Library.
What are the primary roles?
The primary role of a library liaison is to provide communication link between the library and the academic community. The entire library liaisons in UNISEL Library, therefore, are experts in Libraries’ collections, resources, services and policies. They are also expected to understand the information needs of his/her unit and to represent those needs within the library.
To avoid plagiarism, you must give credit whenever you use:
another person’s idea, opinion, or theory;
any facts, statistics, graphs, drawings–any pieces of information–that are not common knowledge;
quotations of another person’s actual spoken or written words; or
paraphrase of another person’s spoken or written words
When you write a research paper, you have to explain where you got your information. Some of the ideas you use will be your own, but many will have come from information you have read and people you have interviewed about the topic. To explain where the information comes from, you have to give (cite) the source correctly.
According Wikipedia, citation can be defined as a reference to published or unpublished sources (not always the original source). Citation also known as information about a publication book, journal article, video, etc.), that allows someone to identify and locate that publication. Continue reading “Citation: its significance”→