Referencing is important in academic writing and an essential part of any of your assignments. It:
You should always reference a source when:
Plagiarism is "the wrongful... publication as one's own, of the ideas, or the expression of the ideas of another" (Oxford English Dictionary)
uses the referencing style.
You can download your referencing guide here, or you can pick up a print copy from the Library.
The guide provides examples of different information sources: how to cite them within your text and how to include them in your reference list.
The School of Life Sciences also use the Vancouver style of referencing - you will be told when you need to use this style.
You can download a copy here: