Referencing is a way of showing where the ideas, theories, quotes, facts and other evidence and information you use in your assignments can be found. Any books, journal articles, websites, etc that you use to research your assignment must be referenced.
There will be two parts to every reference you use:
The Harvard Referencing and Citation Guide developed by ATU Library describes in detail the rules of the Harvard style. It includes examples of how to reference books, ebooks, journal articles, newspapers, websites, etc.
Cite Them Right is a user-friendly online tool to help you understand the basics of referencing.
Clear guidance and examples help you to reference books, journal articles, websites and many other formats.
Tutorials and videos help you to gain a deeper understanding of academic referencing and avoiding plagiarism.
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MS Word has a simple built-in referencing tool to help you create references.
Find out how in the Library Guide to Referencing with Microsoft Word
EndNote is a reference management software package that allows users to create, store and manage references.
Find out how in the Library Guide to EndNote
The Library provides training on referencing, Endnote and Referencing with Microsoft Word throughout the year. Please check our event calendar for the training schedule.