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Referencing – or How to Reference Correctly

Referencing – or How to Reference Correctly

Chapter objectives

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Having read this chapter you will:

  • know why you need to use references
  • understand that the format needs to be followed precisely
  • know the difference between Harvard and Chicago styles
  • understand how to place references in your text
  • know how the two styles work and how to use them.

Students often come to us in a state of confusion and tell us that referencing is one of the most stressful parts of their essay writing. The problem is not only that there are various types of referencing styles, but also each style has so many different variations regarding the way you need to reference sources within essays that we have decided to allocate one chapter to ...

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