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Translation Studies

A subject guide for the UCL Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) at SELCS

Referencing for Translation studies

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.

You can check the preferred referencing style for translation studies on the CenTraS Student Handbook on Moodle.

Reference management software

Reference management software packages can help you:

  • Create a personal database of references relevant to you, along with associated files.
  • Insert references into a Word document and format them automatically in a citation style of your choice.
  • De-duplicate references retrieved from multiple sources.
  • Share references with others.

There are a number of software available; UCL Library Services provides support and guidance for Mendeley, Zotero and Endnote. These are all available to download for free or under UCL licences,

Guides to different software: