Referencing is important in academic writing and an essential part of any of your assignments. It:
There are lots of different referencing styles so it is important that you find out which one your school uses. To help with understanding referencing styles the library has produced six referencing handbooks. PDF versions of these are available below.
The 3rd edition of the Harvard Referencing Handbook will be available (online only) in the next few weeks. When it is ready it will be available here for you to view online or download in PDF.
The 3rd edition features:
The main changes are:
Hardin, J. and Bertoni, G.P. (2017) Becker’s world of the cell [ebook], 9th Global edition. Harlow: Pearson. Available from https://www.vlebooks.com/Product/Index/935131?page=0&startBookmarkId=-1 [accessed 10 August 2023]
In the 3rd edition it is placed directly after the title (same as a print book) and is followed by ebook in square brackets:
Hardin, J. and Bertoni, G.P. (2017) Becker’s world of the cell, 9th Global edition [ebook]. Harlow: Pearson. Available from https://www.vlebooks.com/Product/Index/935131?page=0&startBookmarkId=-1 [accessed 10 August 2023]
We are happy for external education institutions to link to our referencing materials. If you do link, please email to request permission so that we know who is using our materials: email@example.com
Your Academic Subject Librarian can provide support and guidance with referencing and advice on avoiding plagiarism. In addition to this, there is lots of support material available.