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Referencing and Plagiarism


Welcome to our guide on referencing and plagiarism.

If it's your first time looking at this guide, it may help to work through the pages in order via the tabs on the left. If you know what you're after, feel free to go to whichever page you need.

This guide covers:

  1. Why we reference, what plagiarism is and the different forms it takes
  2. When to reference in your work
  3. How to reference sources that you wish to use
  4. What resources there are to help you with your referencing
  5. Styles of referencing and which one you need to use
  6. How to identify sources and their referencing conventions
  7. How to create references and citations from bibliographic information

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