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Why do I need to reference?
Referencing your work
It is important to properly reference your work. Use Cite them Right and the Library Reference and Plagiarism Guide for help.
Read our Referencing & Plagiarism Guide & Meet Referencing Rex
Cite Them Right Online This link opens in a new window Description: Cite them right online covers a comprehensive range of source types, alongside detailed advice on referencing and its importance in academic work
Subject Scope: For use by students in Business, Criminology and Sociology, Health and Education, Science and Technology and Work Based Learning. Art and Design, Law and 3rd year H&E should follow the links in the Referencing Library Subject guide. http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/plagiarismreferencing
General Referencing quizzes
Teach yourself Referencing via these quizzes
Reference Management Software
If you are doing more in depth research (such as a systematic review), it can be difficult to keep track of all your sources of information. Reference Management software such as RefWorks provides lots of tools to help manage and organise your references. Help with both the new version of RefWorks and the old (legacy) RefWorks is available on the Library Guide for Referencing and on the Researchers Subject Guide.