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Criminology

Referencing links

A number of guides are available to help you get to grips with referencing:

Referencing for Law - Harvard Solent

 The following will help you correctly reference legal resources.

Watch the video on referencing legal sources in the Harvard Solent style

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Referencing for Law -OSCOLA

Law uses the OSCOLA standard.  Check with you lecturing staff if you should be using the Solent Harvard standard or OSCOLA - they are very different.  Visit the Law LibGuide for advice and guidance 

Referencing for Psychology -APA

Psychology has a different referencing standard - APA (American Psychological Association),  For help and guidance  on this referencing standard visit the Psychology LibGuide 

Referencing Hacks

This tutorial will show you some "hacks" to help make the process of producing the reference list easier.  It does not touch on the tricker in-text citation process.   Please note that none of the hacks is foolproof, you do still need to understand your referencing style to detect any errors.  But all the hacks definitely do help

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Email Support

Email Support

You can email referencing.support@solent.ac.uk for help.   Queries will be dealt with as quickly as possible but please allow up to 72 hours for a response from the Information team.   Please note that this service does not include proof reading or checking of references. 

RefWorks Introduction

RefWorks is a tool to help  you to manage your references.   You can export references directly from the library catalogue, databases and even Google Scholar directly into RefWorks and format them into Harvard SSU or other style as required.  There is also a tool that can grab webpages and import them into account.  

If you use RefWorks it will do most of the work for you, but it will make mistakes as it can only work with the data it can see - garbage in, garbage out.  Check the output before submitting your assignments.

RefWorks

RefWorks Videos

Watch the video on setting up a RefWorks account and adding references

This short video will demonstrate some additional tools you may wish to use