Retraction Watch is a blog that reports on retractions of academic articles. A retraction is a statement in an academic journal that an article previously published in the journal is not valid after all. Usually this is because of plagiarism, fraud or serious errors. For example, in 2010 The Lancet retracted a notorious paper by… Read more Retraction Watch and Zotero
As many of our students know, SPSS is a computer program (aka software application) used for statistical analysis. UEA Library has several ebooks about SPSS, including: SPSS for Dummies by Arthur Griffith SPSS for Starters by Ton J. Cleophas and Aeilko H. Zwinderman SPSS Survival Manual by Julie Pallant INTO Resource Centre has a print… Read more SPSS ebooks
UEA Library is changing its library management software. The current system is antique (over 17 years old) and needs replacing. Your borrowing history and saved searches will not be preserved, but you can download them before 20th July. Read all about it on UEA’s website.
The BABEL generator writes meaningless essays, which nevertheless get high scores from automated essay scoring systems. Read about this here. To create an essay, just enter three keywords: for example, international + students + Britain. Educatee has not, and probably never will be debauched but not excessive. Society will always mortify international; some at executioner… Read more BABEL Generator
PDFsam Basic is a handy free application that lets you split a PDF into different files, merge two or more PDFs into a single file, and rotate PDFs. You can download it here. Members of staff can also install it on their work PCs through UEA’s Application Catalogue, aka Software Center [sic].