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A subject guide for the Department of Philosophy

Referencing for Philosophy students

The Philosophy Department provides a Guide to Referencing for Coursework on its website. They recommend using a simplified version of the Harvard system.

See below for further guides and training on this subject.

Referencing for your subject

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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.