Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism

If you want to know why you should reference and how to do it, or if you are worried that you may be plagiarising, here are some resources to help.

These resources will help to provide answers to your referencing and plagiarism questions, and any other issues connected to this area.

Resources Available

Skills4Study is an online resource available free to all students and includes a module on referencing and plagarism with diagnostic tests, self-assessment quizzes and videos with students’ tips to make it easy to understand.  

In addition, to help you with your studies, we have created learning resources that you can make use of when preparing for your next essay, assignment or exam. The following resources are recommended if you are looking to improve your referencing abilities and to help you avoid plagiarism in your work:

The complete set of resources can be found on Blackboard, under the Student Support tab> Student Learning Development> Resources> Referencing and Plagiarism. Guide to other referencing systems including APA, Chicago, MLA, OSCOLA and Vancouver can be found here.


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Last edited: 05/08/2019 15:06:00