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Referencing gives credit to sources/the work of others used in your assignment. It is essential for maintaining academic integrity, avoiding plagiarism and demonstrates your research.
What is referenced?
✓ Ideas and theories
✓ Facts and figures
✓ Images, video and sound
What isn't referenced?
✗ Common knowledge (e.g. grass is green)
✗ Conclusion of your assignment
There are two parts to referencing:
In-text citations are used when you refer to a source in the body of the assignment.
A reference list is placed at the end of the assignment after the conclusion. It includes all the sources that have been cited.