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Referencing and academic integrity

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Referencing and plagiarismReferencing is a key element of your assessed work at university.  It involves acknowledging your sources of information/ideas/theories. 

Absent or inadequate referencing shows a lack of academic integrity. This book will explain:

1.Why referencing is important

    • Avoiding plagiarism

2. What referencing involves

    • How to reference in your text
    • How to compile a final reference list

3. How to reference using Harvard and APA referencing styles

Law students:

To find out about using the OSCOLA referencing system, please see the link below:

Legal referencing (Weblink opens in new window)

Why not have a go at the quiz below to see how much you already know about referencing and plagiarism?