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Referencing introduction

You need to reference all the sources that you use in your assignments - this includes citing them in the main body of your assignment (an in-text reference) and compiling a full reference list at the end of your work. 

Referencing links

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

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

RefWorks is software that allows you to easily store and generate references you have found during your research in the correct style. Use it to:

  • export references from eResources and the library catalogue
  • generate your in-text references and a final reference list

Referencing Lectures Recordings

Introduction to Referencing

 

You will need to be logged into SOL to watch the videos

 

 

Referencing - Activities

Referencing Tutorial

Watch the short video to watch then work through the exercises.   

If you have any problems, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment with me to go through referencing on a 1-2-1 basis.  

Click on tutorial to get started

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

Click on tutorial to start

 

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