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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Blog

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.


Footnote: #. Author(s) First name Last name, "Title of Post," Name of Blog, Month Day, Year, URL.


11. Brendan Walsh, "Lorenzo Bini Smaghi on the Impact of Basel III," Irish Economy, April 2, 2011,

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.


Italian economist and former member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank Lorenzo Bini Smaghi considers that Basel II has had little long-term effect on the Irish economy.²

Note: Blog entries and blog comments are generally cited only as notes.


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