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COVID-19 Library Help Guide: Referencing help

This guide provides some curated online support for UON Library

Referencing information sources

Referencing your sources properly in the style required for your course is an essential part of academic writing.  By correctly referencing your sources you are practicing Academic Integrity and avoiding plagiarism.

Find the required style in your course outline then check the Library's Referencing style guides that will help you reference.

The Library also has some great online tutorials for understanding referencing

Learn about referencing
The Library has created a number of short videos that cover the basics of referencing, the elements needed for typical resource types, and more - see the playlist below.  To access the individual videos in the playlist, use the playlist menu icon (top right of the video screen):
Note that while some of the videos in the playlist above are focused on APA 6, the basics are applicable to all styles.
Need a Harvard focus?  Check out our Harvard referencing playlist
Want help with APA 7?  Watch our video breakdowns of common resources
Paraphrasing versus Direct-quoting
Watch the video below to understand how to best use information from sources you'd like to include in your assessments:
Note that while the video above is focused on APA, the basics are applicable to all styles.
Need a Harvard focus?  Check out the Harvard version

Citation management guides

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