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Referencing well will improve the quality of your academic work and help you avoid accidental plagiarism.

The School of Humanities recommends MHRA style for referencing. You should use MHRA style for your references unless advised otherwise by your tutor or your course handbook.

The Library provides referencing guidance and resourcesYou can also contact your subject librarian with any questions you have about referencing.


Key referencing resources

Below are some key sources of guidance for referencing in MHRA style.


Reference management software

Reference management software can make collecting, storing and using references easier. EndNote reference management software is available for free to University of Bristol students and staff.


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

Sample work

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Sample work

Take a look at these sample essays to see examples of how to use MHRA referencing in your academic work.