Proper referencing is critical. Your writing should always include accurate references to:
There are three components to citing references
There is a preferred referencing style for most subject areas within the University. Please see below for details.
Note - guidance on citing AI will be added to the referencing for the subject areas soon. In the interim, see the Referencing AI page.
Search for books on referencing in the Library Catalogue or check the shelves at class mark K 8.135.
All new students should complete the 'Academic Integrity and Writing' module within your first 4 weeks at university. It is also useful to revisit this module if you are struggling with your writing and referencing or have received feedback on plagiarism.
Referencing software helps you to collect and organise references and automatically generate a reference list (bibliography). The University provides RefWorks and EndNote. EndNote is mostly used by staff and PhD students.