Writing references

When writing references, there are several different styles that can be used. APA, Harvard and Vancouver are three common styles.


Most of what you need to know about the APA style is described in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, which is available in the section for course literature in the library. There is also information available on the APA web site APA Style and APA Style Blog.



Reference management tools


Anti-plagiarism tutorials

Refero is a web based guide which helps you understand what plagiarism is and how you can avoid it. It has been developed by the libraries of Blekinge Institute of Technology and Linnaeus University.

NoPlagiat is a self-study tutorial about avoiding plagiarism and copyright issues. The guide is produced by the library at Linköping University.

URKUND is a system used by the University to prevent and detect plagiarism. The Plagiarism handbook (will open as a PDF file) is available to support students.

Bonus Copyright

Bonus Copyright provides guidelines on how and where copyrighted works can be copied and spread.

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