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Many people find referencing a challenge! Use this guide to learn how to reference and why referencing is important.

Our APA referencing guide provides detailed advice and A-Z example references for different resources. If you can’t find the answer to your question in the referencing guide, contact your Liaison Librarian.

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APA referencing

The Leeds Trinity University guide to the APA 7th referencing style

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Why do we reference?

Learn why referencing is such an important academic skill to master

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Referencing skills

Learn the basics of referencing in academic writing and how to avoid plagiarism

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Using EndNote

Create, manage and store your references and Cite While You Write

Postgraduate researchers

PhD students can choose which referencing style to use in consultation with their supervisor.

The Library's focus is on supporting APA, the referencing system used by all undergraduate and taught postgraduate (MA/MSc) students. The support we can offer for other styles is limited.

Harvard referencing

This Harvard guide is only for students repeating Level 6 and taught postgraduate students who used Harvard at the start of their studies.