The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism

The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism

by Colin Neville



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780335220908
Publisher: Open University Press
Publication date: 07/01/2007
Series: Open up Study Skills Ser.
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Colin Neville is based at the University of Bradford and has worked as a lecturer

and learning support adviser in further and higher education for 20 years. He is

the Learning Area Coordinator for the referencing learning area with 'LearnHigher'

(CETL project). Colin is also the author of How to Improve your Assignment Results

and is co-authoring The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook.

Table of Contents

Preface     vi
Acknowledgements     x
Referencing     1
Why reference?     7
What, when and how to reference     13
Plagiarism     27
Referencing styles     42
Harvard style of referencing     49
American Psychological Association (APA) and Modern Languages Association (MLA) referencing styles     69
Numerical referencing styles     76
Frequently asked questions     86
Referencing in action: example references     101
Answers to the quiz on understanding when to reference     170
Plagiarism quiz answers     171
Exercise: Is it plagiarism?     172
How can theories of managing change be applied in life planning?     174
Recommended reading     181
References     182
Index     186

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