The authors of Cite them right share their top tips to help you correctly acknowledge sources.
You may wish to briefly describe the main points of a concept or the general themes of a piece of work.
Whether quoting, paraphrasing or summarising, using someone’s work without crediting the source can lead to claims of plagiarism.
See an example of how paraphrasing can be used to achieve greater clarity in your own writing.
We run through the most common pieces of information that are needed when referencing.