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Sociology: Citing Information & Avoiding Plagiarism

Information about books, journals, databases and other useful sociology resources.

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Academic Integrity - what is it?

'The University upholds the principle of academic integrity, whereby appropriate acknowledgement is given to the contributions of others in any work...' (Academic Secretariat UCD Registry, 2005, p. 2 **).

Students achieve academic integrity through sound academic writing, avoiding plagiarism, and appropriate referencing and citation.  Essentials for your course are below.

Access our full Academic Integrity Guide at https://libguides.ucd.ie/academicintegrity

** Academic Secretariat UCD Registry (2005) Plagiarism Policy, Dublin: University College Dublin. Available at: http://www.ucd.ie/governance/resources/policypage-plagiarismpolicy/. (Accessed: 16 January 2018).

Which Style?

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The School of Sociology uses the Harvard citation style.

EndNote

EndNote is a reference management program you can use to organise your research, create bibliographies, insert citations as you write, and import and search PDFs.

Support and information about training is available at https://libguides.ucd.ie/endnote.