Information searching just isn’t enough – in most cases the information has to be presented to others as well. Here you will find a variety of entrances to web pages, featuring tools to make what you have learned into well written papers and theses or splendid oral presentations.
Writing correct and spell correctly is one of the parts when writing scientific texts. Below are a few tips.
Lund’s University guide on academic writing is an excellent resource and open for all to use.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University provides resources and instructional materials for academic writing.
The Language Lab offers professional guidance in Swedish, English and Swedish as a Second Language. The Language Lab can provide tools for improving your studies.
Google Translate helps you translate text from one language to another.
Text: Sara Hellberg, translated by Lisa Carlson
I received a forwarded mail from a doctoral student today. It was a mail from a company calling itself “Research and manuscript experts in American and British style (FMABS)” and it was aimed at a “Dear Doctor …”. The doctoral student was offered language check but since none of the links in the email worked it wasn’t possible to check on the company behind this offer. This e-mail reminds me of many of the e-mails you might receive on a weekly or even daily base from publishers wanting to publish your article or call for papers from conferences you do not recognize. You should be careful when you receive offers like this, make sure they are legitimate. There are many attempts to try to find customers and money with this kind of schemes.
University of Borås has coordinated framework agreements with several different service providers and the web is crawling with this kind of services. You should use the services that are provided thought the framework agreements. The website Avropa.se (or call off in Swedish) is the site where these procuring entities and suppliers are listed. Check the framework agreements for translation services and proofreading (in Swedish).
There is some language support offered at the library for student registered at University of Borås.
Text: Pieta Eklund