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The basics of referencing

What is referencing and why is it important?
What is referencing and why is it important?
Learn the principles behind referencing and key concepts behind acknowledging the work of others.
Understanding plagiarism
Understanding plagiarism
Graham Shields and Richard Pears explain how to avoid plagiarism in a series of video interviews.
Quoting, paraphrasing and summarising in your text
Quoting, paraphrasing and summarising in your text
Find out how to give proper attribution for source material used in your work.
Setting out citations and creating full reference entries
Setting out citations and creating full reference entries
Find out how in-text citations and fully referenced works should appear.
Chicago
Chicago
How to use the Chicago referencing style.
IEEE
IEEE
How to use the IEEE referencing style.
MHRA
MHRA
How to use the MHRA referencing style.
MLA
MLA
How to use the MLA referencing style.
OSCOLA
OSCOLA
How to use the OSCOLA referencing style.
Vancouver
Vancouver
How to use the Vancouver referencing style.
Basics

Here you will find answers to common questions about referencing, as well as helpful guidance to keep you on the right track.

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