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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: UCD Writing Centre

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

What is the UCD Writing Centre?

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UCD Writing Centre provides free, one-to-one tuition and a range of workshops on all aspects of the writing process. Their tutors can help you understand the expectations of academic writing as well as give you tips on structuring essays, phrasing, writing analytically, referencing and so on.

Where is the Writing Centre located?

The Writing Centre is located on the ground floor of the James Joyce Library. It offers in-person and online tutoring sessions. Book your appointment on their website at, or just walk in without an appointment and see if a tutor is free. 

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See their website for full details of their tutoring and other writing services, free to all UCD students.

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Tutorial videos - Find the Writing Centre on YouTube

The UCD Writing Centre is on YouTube! Subscribe to the channel for the latest tutorial videos from the Writing Centre tutors.

See a sampling on this page of the videos they offer.

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