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Referencing - don't plagiarise, acknowledge your sources

Activity 1

Individual activity

Time: 5 minutes

Explore the information and style guides available on our Citing and Referencing LibGuide (opens in a new tab or browser window). From the LibGuide:

  • Find out which style is used by your academic unit
  • Know which style guide to follow

Activity 2

Class activity

Time: 3 minutes

Look at the following ebook (this will open in a new tab or window in your browser) and find the following details that you would need to include if you were writing the reference for it:

  • author
  • title
  • year
  • edition number
  • place of publication
  • publisher

Activity 3

Work in pairs activity

Time: 10 minutes

Look at the following online sources (these will open in a new tab or window in your browser) and find the following details that you would need to include if you are were writing the references for them:

Journal Article

  • author
  • title of the article
  • year
  • title of the journal
  • volume number
  • issue number
  • page numbers

Webpage

  • author
  • title
  • year
  • URL (web address)
  • the date you accessed the page

Online Report

  • author
  • title
  • year
  • URL (web address)
  • the date you accessed the page