Referencing and Academic Integrity

Assessments at university are generally expected to be based on independent research.

Referencing makes readers aware of the different texts that make up the research base of a student’s piece of work.

The following sections introduce key aspects of the practice.

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Academic Integrity

The importance of approaching your work with honesty and diligence.




Academic Integrity
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Turnitin UK

TurnitinUK is a text matching software tool which helps deter plagiarism and supports academic writing skills.




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Artificial intelligence tools

Please read our student guidance around artificial intelligence to understand what it means for you as a student to use these tools, particularly around the context of assessments and exams.

Artificial Intelligence Tools
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Referencing Guidelines

Each School has its own Referencing Guidelines.



Referencing Guidelines
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Referencing Practice

All about Citations, References and Paraphrasing.



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Referencing Management Software

The University has recommended referencing management software.



Referencing Management Software