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It is usual to make use of academic sources such as journal articles in your assignments. To acknowledge the input of other people's work, ideas or research properly, and to enable other readers to locate these sources, we use a system called referencing. 

To find out more about what we mean by referencing and to get help on applying different referencing styles take a look at our guide on Referencing.

You can also undertake our self-led online module Referencing: An Introduction in Brightspace.

For more information on understanding and avoiding plagiarism access our Plagiarism webpages.

The Library have also provided guidance for students on the use of Generative AI in assignments.