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Cite them Right & Referencing Practice
You will need to reference all information you use that is from a source other than yourself. This includes:
- direct quotations (using the authors exact words)
- information you paraphrase (re-write in your own words)
- sources of inspiration
- sources of particular theories, arguments or viewpoints you reference
- specific information such as statistics, examples or case studies
Cite them Right Online
The University of Sunderland Library subscribes to an online referencing guide called Cite Them Right Online that you can access from anywhere at any time.
Cite Them Right Online contains guidance on referencing lots of different sources, from books and journals, to live music and graffiti. Whatever information sources you use in your assignments you will find information and examples of how to reference them on Cite Them Right Online.
The video below has closed captions and chapters.
The Basics section of Cite Them Right Online provides some good information about plagiarism – what it is and how to avoid it. You may also find the guides on our Study Skills web page useful. They include how to avoid plagiarism, and advice on summarising and paraphrasing.