humanities referencing

humanities referencing

humanities referencing

This tutorial is based upon the guidelines produced by the MHRA for their own publications, which have subsequently been adopted by an increasing number of other writers. These guidelines are set out in the MHRA Style Guide, which can be found in the Arts and Social Sciences Library (PN147 MHR) or bought from bookshops.
MRHA Style Guide: A Handbook for Authors, Editors, and Writers of Theses, ed. by Glanville Price and others (London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2002)

The Guide. The complete text of the Style Guide is presented free online from the contents page below: or, for an overview, we also offer the Quick Guide online. The full Guide can also be bought as an inexpensive paperback, or downloaded free as a PDF. This text nevertheless remains subject to copyright, and should not be reproduced without permission.
From the online Guide, click on the Cardinal’s hand to return to these contents.

  • a description of the style
  • a Library quick guide to formatting references
  • useful resources for further guidance

The drop-down boxes below can help you find out which style your department is likely to use. Links to departmental guidance are also provided where available (last updated September 2017).

Citing and Referencing allows the ethical use of works created by others using various styles of organizing bibliographic data, depending on the discipline.
Students should be mindful when using the work, ideas or publications by others. These works should be recognized and due credit given to the creators; policies are also in place to protect intellectual property and ensure there is ethical use of the works created/produced by other persons or entities in any format.

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CDU Harvard Referencing Style is the style that the CDU Library has developed and supports for CDU Students. We suggest that you check with your lecturer which referencing style they expect you to use.
The Harvard Style is an author-date style. There is no definitive guide or standard to Harvard referencing and you may come across many different styles or ways of using the Harvard or author-date system.

Humanities referencing
Please also refer to the sections regarding examination and assessment offences and plagiarism.
You must check with your school/faculty as to which system and/or style is applicable. For general guidance on referencing please visit our library guides on referencing and using EndNote.

Humanities referencing
There are many referencing styles in use at King’s, often depending on the subject you’re studying. Find your subject’s style in the King’s Guide to Referencing:
There is a broad range of referencing software available for you to use, and you’re encouraged to use the program that best fits your way of working.

Humanities referencing
Common styles used within the University are given below. Each style has an official “style manual” although many other helpful resources also exist.
There are many different styles in use at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington but it is important to follow a single style. Your School will have a policy on which style to use, which you can confirm with your lecturer or by consulting your course outline.

This page includes brief details of each style of referencing used by different departments at Reading. You should always check your course handbook to see which is their preferred style.
Styles of referencing


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