The basics of referencing
What is referencing and why is it important?
Learn the principles behind referencing and find out about key concepts such as plagiarism and common knowledge.
Setting out citations in your own writing
Learn the rules about including citations in your essay or assignment.
Quoting, paraphrasing and summarising in your text
Find out how to give proper attribution for source material used in your work.
Creating references in your reference list or bibliography
Find out how referenced works should appear in your reference list or bibliography.
Graham Shields and Richard Pears explain how to avoid plagiarism in a series of video interviews.
Using referencing systems other than Harvard
How to use the APA, Vancouver, MLA, MHRA and OSCOLA referencing styles.
Advice on solving problems you may come across when referencing sources.
Guidance from the 10th edition of Cite them right (pre-September 2019)