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Citing and Referencing

Citing and referencing your work correctly is essential not only to avoid accusations of plagiarism. Correct referencing is important to:

  • demonstrate your reading and hard work,
  • add weight to your argument,
  • provide directions to the original source,
  • assign appropriate recognition to the idea's originator.   

At Middlesex we have resource that can help you practice your citing and referencing skills; two of these are:

If you need further one-to-one help with citing and referencing contact Centre for Academic Success (CAS). 

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