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Chemistry: Referencing Guide

Referencing style

The Department of Chemistry does not officially recommend a particular referencing convention.

To find out more about the University of Cambridge’s view on plagiarism and good academic practice, as well as further advice on how and when to reference, visit these guidance pages: https://www.plagiarism.admin.cam.ac.uk/

Please see also this LibGuide on plagiarism as it has a useful mini quiz to check for understanding: http://libguides.cam.ac.uk/plagiarism

Reference managers

There are a range of reference managers available. Three are mentioned here.

Zotero 

Mendeley

EndNote

How to reference different sources

Try Cite Them Right, a resource that the University subscribes to which covers a wide range of resource types that you may need to reference e.g. websites, journal articles, books etc.