Answered By: Academic Liaison
Last Updated: Nov 11, 2016     Views: 27

You can find the University’s Referencing Guides on the Skills Hub under ‘Academic Skills’ and then under Referencing and Plagiarism. We provide guides for most referencing styles such as Harvard, MLA, APA, Running Notes, OSCOLA and History. We advise that you check with your tutor and on your module NILE site to see if there is a preferred referencing style for your programme. 

 

A.What is an in-text citation?

You use a citation as part of referencing. A citation is within the body of your work, where you specify the source that you are referring to or quoting.

Citations are used to acknowledge the work that you are referring to or quoting.

You can find the University’s Referencing Guides on the Skills Hub under ‘Academic Skills’ and then under Referencing and Plagiarism. We provide guides for most referencing styles such as Harvard, MLA, APA, Running Notes, OSCOLA and History. We advise that you check with your tutor and on your module NILE site to see if there is a preferred referencing style for your programme.

 

B.What is a reference?

A reference comes at the end of your work, where you list all the sources you have cited. This is so that people are able to find the work that you have been referring to from the details in the reference list. A great way of describing it is like providing an address, so you can locate the work.

You can find the University’s Referencing Guides on the Skills Hub under ‘Academic Skills’ and then under Referencing and Plagiarism. We provide guides for most referencing styles such as Harvard, MLA, APA, Running Notes, OSCOLA and History. We advise that you check with your tutor and on your module NILE site to see if there is a preferred referencing style for your programme.