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Criminology: Referencing and study skills guide

Referencing style
The Institute of Criminology recommends the use of the Harvard referencing style. Further information is available in your course handbook. Library staff are happy to provide help with referencing and there are many useful guides available in the Library at classmark ZB and online (see below).

Referencing tools
Many people use software to help them gather, store and eventually publish their references. Here's a Referencing Management Libguide, organised by subject. Cite Them Right is a referencing guide and resource covering a number of different styles. Examples of software packages used in Cambridge include:
Zotero (Zotero Libguide)
Mendeley (Mendeley Libguide)

Guides to Harvard referencing


For information on good academic practice and avoiding plagiariam, as well as further advice on how and when to reference, visit these guidance pages:

The University's plagiarism resource
Plagiarism LibGuide, by Clare Trowell

Copyright Guidance



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