Referencing is a standardised method of acknowledging the sources of information you have consulted. Anything - words, figures, theories, ideas, facts - originating from another source and used in your assignment must be referenced (i.e. acknowledged).
"When you write an essay and include someone else's ideas you need to immediately acknowledge this original source. This is called referencing or citing and the detailed description you need to provide is called a reference or citation."
Referencing occurs in two areas in a written work:
Source: Reference techniques by Cronje, Murdoch & Smit, 2003.
You must provide in-text citations and a bibliograhy or reference list whenever you quote or paraphrase ideas from other authors, in order to:
Ask your module instructor/ coordinator/ tutor for the preferred citation style and if there are other special formatting instructions you should follow.
EndNote Web complements your EndNote Desktop library by allowing you to collect references when away from your desktop. It also enables you to share your references with your colleagues. This guide will show you how to:
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