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References, citations and avoiding plagiarism

Jes E Cooban1 June 2016

The two main standard systems for citing sources correctly are the Harvard or author/date system and the Vancouver or footnotes/endnotes system, otherwise known as the numeric system.For more details see our handy guide


More information on UCL’s policy on plagiarism and the sophisticated detection system (Turnitin®) is also available.

Revising for exams?

Jes E Cooban13 April 2016




Did you know you can access past examination papers online? You can search in two ways: use either your module code (e.g. ANTH1002) or the module title, OR use the A-Z list of departments to find your department. Papers are then arranged by level of study and year set.


Jes E Cooban23 March 2016

UntitledDon’t forget your reading list can be very useful when revising for exams – for more information

Finding Material for Essays, Dissertations & Theses

Jes E Cooban17 February 2016


If you are starting your dissertation soon don’t forget there is lots of help available at UCL Libraries including this helpful guide which is also available in hard copy.

Past exam papers

Jes E Cooban11 March 2015



It is nearly that time again….past exam papers – including 2014 papers – are available both electronically and in paper format.

Library Easter Closure

Volkan L Akgunlu16 April 2014

The Institute of Archaeology Library will be closed for the Easter Holiday from the 17th of April until Wednesday the 23rd of April 09.30 am.

Any teaching collections or Issue Desk books borrowed after 13.00 on Wednesday the 16th of April will be due back by 10.00 a.m. on Wednesday the 23rd of April.

Please see our web pages for details of the arrangements for other library sites on the Easter Holiday:


UCL Advent Calendar

Volkan L Akgunlu2 December 2013

For those who are celebrating Christmas, and for any others interested in rare books and archives, we’ve created a digital advent calendar. To find out more, click on


Festive greetings

How to Guides for MFD’s

Volkan L Akgunlu7 October 2013

To check our How to Guides for Printing, Copying and Scanning.  For any help and information please refer to the help page.



How to register your UCL ID card on Print Service

Volkan L Akgunlu4 October 2013

First time users on the print@UCL service are required to register their UCL ID cards before using any Xerox device. This process will associate the owner of the ID card with their UCL login account and is a one-time step that will only need repeating if your ID card is replaced.

To find out more about how to register your UCL Student card with MFD’s please click

Library Starting Guide

Volkan L Akgunlu23 September 2013

Here is the library guide for our new students. Might be also useful for the experienced library users!