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InfoSkills4: Referencing

What this module is about

Referencing at university is compulsory. You won't be able to pass an assignment without referencing your sources, and you can lose marks for not following the correct referencing style. Referencing appropriately and correctly is an important academic skill.

Referencing and Plagiarism

undefinedIn this module you will learn what referencing is, why you need to do it and what you have to reference. We will then look at plagiarism, what it is, its possible consequences and how to avoid it.

Referencing Basics

undefinedThis section looks at in-text citations and what goes in a reference list entry, as well as quoting, summarising and paraphrasing. At the end there are some interactive tutorials to help you consolidate what you have learned.

What Lecturers Want

undefinedTowards the end we will think about what your lecturer expects from your referencing followed by some FAQs

Toolkit Home | Defining Your Topic | Searching for Resources | Evaluating Resources | Referencing

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