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Philosophy: Referencing

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Getting Help with Referencing

This page is here to help you with the basics of Referencing. There is a full library guide on Endnote you can also look at. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions about referencing - culturecommlib@swansea.ac.uk

Reference Management & Plagiarism

There are a wide variety of tools which are freely available to help you with citing and creating reference lists. However, none of them are perfect. So it is important you know your referencing style and what is expected. With that caveat you can try these tools:

You can always come and see your librarian for help

Plagiarism

It is important you read the Swansea University Academic Misconduct Procedure. Failure to acknowledge another person’s work (i.e. properly citing it in a paper) will result in serious consequences.

Plagiarism is defined as using, without acknowledgment, another person's work and submitting it for assessment as though it were one's own work; for instance, through copying or unacknowledged paraphrasing. This constitutes plagiarism whether it is intentional or unintentional.

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Guide to APA Referencing

Please check our guide to APA referencing to make sure your references and in-text citations are presented correctly.

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Referencing in the MHRA Style

If you would like us to arrange an MHRA training session for you, please let us know.

You've seen the slides, consulted the guide and tried the exercises, but still have questions? 

Submit your question and we'll get back to you, or book an appointment. 

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APA Referencing FAQs

Using Endnote

EndNote is software which helps you to store your references and format them in Word. The online version is available from anywhere as long as you are a Swansea University student. You can also work through our EndNote online workbook (see attached file) to help you to get started. If you are a research postgrad it would be worth considering the software version of EndNote. You have to buy this for off campus use but it offers more options. There is information in the EndNote section below. You should also check out the Endnote Library Guide for further help and support.

EndNote is a software package which helps you to organize your references and pdf files. It works with Word to format your references without you needing to worry about punctuation etc. You can work through our EndNote workbook to get you started using the software.