Referencing and plagiarism

Referencing is an important academic skill as it allows you to use previous research to support your arguments and conclusions. The university uses the Harvard 'Cite Them Right' referencing system, see our guide to referencing to find out more. 

Using research without acknowledging it through referencing is an academic offence known as plagiarism. Published information is protected by copyright laws. There is more information on plagiarism and copyright on the page Referencing: why and how

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