Referencing at Roehampton:
- Roehampton University Referencing Style Guide
- RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool, designed to help you to easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies
- What is Referencing
- What is a bibliography
- What happens if you don’t reference correctly?
- What is plagiarism?
The ‘University of Roehampton Referencing Style Guide’ is accessible via: http://core.roehampton.ac.uk/repository/search/dbm.pl?guid=5eb1482e-99ea-4dd2-9042-7018fa765a71
The referencing guide contains examples of Harvard, MLA and APA referencing styles including sample bibliographies and full details on in-text citations for each style.
Referencing is the practice of acknowledging and describing other pieces of work that you have read or used whilst completing your own assignment/essay/report etc…
A bibliography is an alphabetical list of other work you have referred to or read, that you put at the end of your assignment or essay.
A reference is a description of your source, which includes details like the author’s name and the title of the work.
Citing is giving credit to the work of another person within the body of your own work.
The consequences of not referencing correctly could include the loss of marks for a piece of work or an accusation of unintentional plagiarism.
Page last updated 16/09/2011