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.
A number of guides are available to help you get to grips with referencing:
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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:
…at NHS Trust A (2017) the procedures for discharge are clearly drawn up.....
ANONYMISED TRUST, Year of publication. Title of document. City or County where published ( leave out if this could identify source): Anonymised Trust [unpublished]
NHS TRUST A, 2017. Guidelines for discharge from hospital. Hampshire: NHS Trust A [unpublished]
NHS TRUST A, 2017. Guidelines for discharge from hospital. NHS Trust A [unpublished]
The following will help you correctly reference legal resources.
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
Watch these two videos to find out about RefWorks, a tool to help you manage your references. If you need any help in setting up or using RefWorks - please contact me.
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This first video will take you through the basics of setting up an account and importing references
This second video shows you how to use some of the additional features of RefWorks