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Chemistry: Referencing Guide

Chemistry subject guide

Referencing style

The Yusuf Hamied 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 this Plagiarism and Academic Misconduct website.

Please see also this Good academic practice and avoiding plagiarism LibGuide as it has a useful mini quiz to check for understanding.

Reference managers

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




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.


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