Referencing is important in academic writing and an essential part of any of your assignments. It:
What is plagiarism?
What should I reference?
You should always reference a source when:
If you are unsure use this flowchart to check whether you need to reference (click on the image to enlarge).
This short tutorial explains what plagiarism is and also gives you tips on how to avoid it. It takes about 20 minutes to complete.