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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies: Referencing Guide

Referencing style

There are many referencing styles. Undergraduate and MPhil students of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies should use the referencing style specified by their lecturers.

The following book will guide you through the six main reference styles: Weselby, J.: Citations made simple: a student's guide to easy referencing. The complete guide: 7. (Classmark in FAMES Library: G 090.9)


go to the Cite Them Right website, an essential referencing resource which will help you to reference just about any source.

Referencing guide

Referencing software

There are some recommended bibliographic management software tools which are free to download. They are useful tools to help students and researchers collate and manage citations and references. They will generate references (bibliographies) in the required style.

Students and researchers of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies are recommended to use ZOTERO which can handle vernacular scripts. We offer training in using this bibliographic management software tool throughout the academic year.

For further assistance please contact the subjects specialist librarian.

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