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A subject guide for the Archaeology collections held in the Institute of Archaeology Library

Referencing for your subject

Guide to references. citations and avoiding plagiarism Person leaning on desk with a pile of desks covering their head

This guide will help you understand why you need to reference. It also has a guide on how to use Harvard or Vancouver style referencing for a variety of different resources you might use for your academic work,  including books, journals, conference proceedings, websites, social media and more.

Referencing for Institute of Archaeology Students

The Institute of Archaeology uses Harvard Cite Them Right as its chosen referencing style. Guidelines on referencing for students of the department can be found at Referencing effectively and the IOA guidelines

Citing references and avoiding plagiarism - online training

E-books about referencing

The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism book

The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism

Why is accurate referencing important? How do I reference sources correctly? What must I do to avoid plagiarism in my written work? How can I use referencing to assert my own ideas? This excellent new edition of The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism continues to demystify the referencing process and provide essential guidance to make sure you are not committing plagiarism. 

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Writing at University: a Guide for Students

Writing at University offers guidance on how to develop the writing you have to do at university along with a greater understanding of what is involved in this complex activity.  This edition includes a section on avoiding plagiarism.