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Social Sciences

Referencing

Below is information regarding referencing. Whilst you will most likely be using the Harvard Solent referencing style in this course, those of you moving on to do Psychology will be expected to use the APA referencing style. If you wish to explore that further you can do so via the APA 7th Edition Referencing LibGuide.

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 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.

Visit the RefWorks  LibGuide for help in setting up your account

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