Category archive for ‘Referencing and Plagiarism’ rss

Web of Knowledge

Web of Knowledge (WoK) provides access to the Social Sciences Citation Index: a bibliographic database of social sciences literature, used for citation searching, and Journal Citation Reports, which offer journal impact factors and immediacy index data. The free Endnote Web bibliographic software is also available through this service (go into WoK and select it from the top right [...]

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Referencing: Bibliographic software

A number of different bibliographic software packages exist such as EndNote, Procite, RefWorks and Zotero. These packages can help you to keep track of the sources you’ve consulted and then easily create a reference list and/or bibliography. They also allow you to import references directly from our premium databases. We recommend the use of EndNote, [...]

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Referencing: how?

There are many different referencing styles. The most common are: Harvard Style of Referencing Chicago Manual of Style Turabian (Based on the Chicago style) Vancouver Style Regardless of the style you use, a bibliography is usually set out in the following way: Alphabetically, according to the author/editor’s surname If there is no author/editor, list the [...]

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Referencing: what and why?

Referencing is a standardised method of acknowledging the sources of information and ideas you have used when writing a piece of academic work. You need to include a list of references for: direct quotations. bibliographies ideas, theories and opinions that you have summarised. statistics, tables and diagrams that you have used. It is important to [...]

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Cite Them Right

Cite Them Right is an invaluable guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism. This searchable resource provides examples of how to reference print and electronic sources (including books, journals, websites and databases) using the Harvard style. To access this resource go here. N.B. Copies of the printed version of Cite Them Right are available for loan [...]

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