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Welcome to the Harvard Referencing Workshop Guide

Find it, use it, cite it, an introduction to referencing

Harvard referencing is a vital part of preparing assignments, reports, reflective analysis and dissertations for assessment .This session is intended to provide learners with a basic understanding of the principles of in-text citations and the compilation of a reference list or bibliography, as well as practical experience of using a referencing system.

Workshop Aims and Outcomes


To introduce the University of Suffolk Harvard referencing system.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session, learners will be able to :

  • Cite books ,websites and journals in text
  • Compile a short reference list
  • Use secondary citations within text
  • State when to use et al

Outline of session

The session will include the following

  • Discussion: Tutor Presentation and Q & A

  • Practical exercise in small groups

Why attend this workshop?

The workshop introduces the concept of academic integrity and by the end of the session you will have an understanding of what this is.  The ability to correctly organise material, keep track of resources that you have used and keep accurate records is also demonstrated. 

Academic Literacies Mapping

This workshop is mapped to the following employability and skills frameworks 

Information Literacies: B.13, B.14, B.15, B.16, B.17, I 18.

Graduate Headstart 1.1, 2,1, 2.2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1 

Workshops Details

Level: Workshop
Length: 1 hour
Prerequisites: None
Linked Modules: None
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

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Keeping your references organised using RefWorks

Workshop Facilitators

Academic Skills Adviser


Mark Illman
Tel: 01473 338728
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