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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Writing Tips

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.


Writing is a skill that can be worked on and improved. At University tt starts with listing, reading, note-taking, drafting, editing and finally submission. Use the links on the drop down tabbed page "Writing Tips" to find out more.

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About this guide

Guide Development Team

Guide developed by Jenny Collery, Nessa Collinge, Maolsheachlann O'Ceallaigh.

Further questions

Questions about avoiding plagiarism, referencing or citation?  Contact your College Liaison Librarian or Jenny.

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