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Referencing well improves the quality of your academic work and helps you avoid accidental plagiarism.

The Department of Philosophy recommends that you follow consistently your chosen referencing style.  

The Library provides referencing guidance and resources. Please do get in touch if you have any questions about referencing.


Useful resources to get you started 

Cite them Right referencing tutorial

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.

Content includes:

  • What is referencing and why it matters
  • What sources are appropriate to reference
  • How to avoid plagiarism
  • How to insert citations into your text


Notebook and laptop


Use EndNote reference management software to collect, store and import references into your work.

Setting up EndNote Online