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Veterinary Medicine: Referencing Guide

Referencing style

There is no set reference guide for veterinary students. Please refer to the particular journal reference guide for further details on the preferred method of referencing.

There are a number of guides available to refer to. An example of them is Cite them Right which is a comprehensive guide for complex referencing.

Cambridge University offers tailored online skills training on academic writing, exam writing, referencing and using feedback via the Transkills portal:

Other Referencing advice

 Reference management software will let you download references from catalogues and databases, store pdfs and take notes, keeping everything in the same place and searchable so you can track it down later.

You will find reference management software useful for creating bibliographies. The main ones that are used are EndNote, Mendeley and Reference Manager.

Both Mendeley and Zotero are free software that enable to you download, store and annotate references and documents. One of the most useful aspects lets you cite references in a document and automatically builds your bibliography/list of references.

Access these LibGuides to find out how to install and use the software.