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References, citations and avoiding plagiarism

An introduction to the function and practice of referencing your sources

Welcome

This guide covers the role of referencing in academic writing and practice, and how to reference sources appropriately.

Use the menu to navigate through the different sections of the guide. 

In 'Getting Started' you will find information on what plagiarism is, and how to avoid it through effective referencing.

In the 'Assignments' section you will be introduced to the practice of referencing, the different referencing styles, and a guide to how to reference different types of source.

In 'Independent research' you will find information on citing more obscure and unusual sources.

Referencing and avoiding plagiarism tutorial

Referencing and avoiding plagiarism tutorial