Referencing is essential practice for university students. When producing academic work and completing assignments you are required to refer to the sources you use. There are several reasons for this:
To find out more about how to reference please visit the referencing guide using the link below:
The Learning Development Service at Queen’s have developed a tool to help you with referencing. The Reference Generator creates formatted academic references and automatically generates a bibliography in the Harvard style.
To access the Reference Generator click on the following link:
Reference management software (also called bibliographic management or citation management) can save you a great deal of time and effort when you are writing a paper, dissertation or thesis.
It enables you to store the references you collect while searching the literature, and will automatically format the citations in a word document, and produce a list of references at the end of that document formatted in the style of your choice (e.g. Harvard, Vancouver).
There are lots of reference management software packages to choose from: some require a subscription and some are free - see link below for further information.