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Develop your referencing skills with this tutorial.
Why bother with referencing properly?
You must acknowledge and credit the work of another individual or organisation used within your assignments.
How the De Montfort University's Academic Regulations describe plagiarism.
In the Harvard system, to link the information you refer to in your text to its source (book, article, website etc.) in the reference list, you need to put the author's name and the year of publication at the appropriate point in your text.
In the Harvard system, you should usually provide a full bibliography at the end of your work, which incorporates both the works you have cited in the text, and others you have read and not cited.
Test you bibliography building skills.
In order to reference correctly do ensure that you use an appropriate guide which matches the reference style and rules you are required to make use of by your lecturer.
Do you need to learn about other systems of referencing? Try the following guides.
Books, tutorials and guides.
If you need further help in compiling your bibliography or reference list please contact your subject librarian.