Referencing well improves the quality of your academic work and help you avoid accidental plagiarism.
The Library provides referencing guidance and resources. Please do get in touch if you have any questions about referencing.
Resources on referencing
Academic books and articles, online and in print - these are the sources you'll be citing most often.
But you will also be citing the follow resources in your coursework and presentations:
Reports - like Company Annual Reports, financial and market research reports from databases
Scientific and technical information - like patents and standards
Media and film - documentaries, films, photographs, newspapers, blog posts
Art and objects- artifacts, installations, exhibits, graffiti, live performance, catalogue entries
Body art - like tattoos
Visual sources - geological and ordinance survey maps
Data - graphs and statistical tables
Oral sources - observations, diaries, interviews, published and non-published
Personal communications - emails, conversations
Cite them Right can help you with all of these in one handy place!
Find out about the principles behind referencing and how to acknowledge the information sources that you use.
This tutorial is made-up of 11 short, self-contained topics, which you can explore and revisit at any time.