Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Resources for My Subject

Sociology: Referencing Guidance

Referencing style

The HSPS Faculty advises Undergraduate and MPhil students in Sociology to choose any referencing style, but to ensure that they apply only one style throughout their written work.  Please click for referencing guidelines for the Harvard Referencing System, and see below for details of resources to help cite materials correctly.

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.

For help with citations, Cite Them Right is subscribed to by the University and covers a wide range of resource types. 

Reference management software

We recommend that you use referencing management software to keep track of citations. There are training courses available from the University for the main software packages. The most popular packages are: