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The Inter-Library Loans (ILL) service can be used to obtain Items not held in print in the University's branch libraries or available online. The Inter-Library Loans (ILL) service can be used to obtain Items not held in print in the University's branch libraries or available online. The University of Bristol Library is charged for this by the loaning institution, so if the request if for a book or any other printed item that is not a journal article or conference paper then please contact your Subject Librarian in the first instance as they may wish to purchase the item instead.
Note: some of the documents on this page are in PDF format. In order to view a PDF you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader
Literature references are often written with abbreviated titles. An example is:
S. Ciurea, E. D. Demaine, C. E. P¸atrascu, and M. Patrascu, Finding a divisible pair, ACM SIGSAM Bull, 38(3) (2004), 98-100.
Probably the most troublesome part of this is the ACM SIGSAM Bull, as it can make finding the item difficult. To translate the abbreviation (to: Association for Computing Machinery: The Bulletin of the Special Interest Group on Symbolic and Algebraic Interpretation) try consulting the resources mentioned below or ask your Subject Librarian for help.
EndNote is the University of Bristol's recommended bibliographical management software, which can be used to collect, store, organise and manage references, and to output them as reference lists or bibliographies. A particularly useful function is 'Cite While You Write', enabling you to format Word documents, producing bibliographies and adding references within the text.
Updated 7 January 2015 by the University Library
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