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Cite them right: the essential referencing guide

Cite them right: the essential referencing guide

Pears, Richard, author; Shields, Graham J., author

This guide to referencing for students and authors provides detailed examples for all print and electronic sources, business, government, technical and legal publications, works of art and images

Paperback, Book. English.
Tenth revised and expanded edition.
Published London: Palgrave, 2016

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Richard Pears & Graham Shields
ISBN: 1137585048, 9781137585042
Note: Previous edition: 2013.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xix, 169 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 25 cm.
Series: Palgrave study skills
Subject: Bibliographical citations Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Series Title: Palgrave study skills.

Contents

  1. Foreword
  2. Acknowledgements
  3. Section A. What is Referencing?
  4. Section B. How to Cite
  5. Section C. How to Quote, Paraphrase and Summarise
  6. Section D. How to Reference
  7. Section E. Examples of Sources using the Harvard Style
  8. Section F. American Psychological Association (APA) Referencing Style
  9. Section G. Chicago Referencing Style
  10. Section H. Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA) Referencing Style
  11. Section I. Modern Language Association (MLA) Referencing Style
  12. Section J. Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA)
  13. Section K. Vancouver Referencing Style
  14. Glossary
  15. Further reading
  16. Index

Author note

Richard Pears is an Academic Liaison Librarian at Durham University Library, UK. He has worked in academic and public libraries for over fifteen years, delivering research skills training to students in all academic stages.

Graham Shields was Learning Advisor at the University of Cumbria Library and Student Services, UK. He worked in academic libraries for over thirty years.

Description

All assignments need to include correct references: this book shows you how.Cite them right is the renowned guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism. It is an essential resource for every student and author, providing clear and comprehensive coverage of a crucial part of academic study. Now in its tenth edition, the book continues to provide detailed examples for all print and electronic sources, business, government, technical and legal publications, works of art and images.Key features: Cite any information source, from ancient texts to Instagram Examples are given in Harvard, APA, MHRA, MLA, OSCOLA, Vancouver and Chicago referencing styles Simplified advice on referencing online publications More sources now covered, including mood boards, clipart, Instagram and public inquiries Guidance on what is plagiarism and how to avoid it

Description for teachers

Established and highly successful, this is the leading UK reference guide for students. The 9th edition has sold over 45,700 copies to date. Cite Them Right is renowned as the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide to referencing available and is used as the referencing standard in many institutions. Tutors rely on the advice to guide their students in the skills of identifying and referencing information sources and avoiding plagiarism. This 10th edition will offer significant additions to the examples across each referencing system, and to the guidance around why we reference.

Reviews

"[A] comprehensive manual on all aspects of using information from another source, from the start of the process through to the finish. .The book is extremely influential and for many students, academics and librarians it has become the 'official' guide to referencing." - White, Journal of Information Literacy

"I think it is the best on the market. I use it a lot and recommend it to students." - Professor Helen E Higson, Head of Learning and Teaching, Aston Business School, Pro-Vice Chancellor International Relations, Aston University, UK

"This has now become a standard university wide text." - Middlesex University (sole/essential reading)

"As a university lecturer, I provide guidance to students. As such, I must be absolutely correct. This reference book has ensured that I can give the assistance required and of course...be correct." - David Pellett, University of Teeside, UK

 
"A great resource that provides clear guidance for students on how to successfully cite their references. This book is an essential resource and highly recommended." - Burton and South Derbyshire College (sole/essential reading)
 
"This is an absolutely excellent textbook that is simple, practical and easy to use. I recommend it not only to all my students, but to colleagues too!." - York St. John University

"If you're looking at going to college or university, this book is fantastic and a must have. Well laid out with great explanation." Maxine Knightlatter, East Sussex, UK
 
"The university I attend follows the Cite Them Right way of referencing. The book is really easy to follow with a clear layout, easy to find sections and simple steps for both in text citations and full references. For those like me, who struggle with online reading and prefer the book, it is worth purchasing. Saved a lot of hassle and hours of worrying about the new way to reference when I started Uni." - Amazon customer
 
"Cite Them Right may be most useful book ever written. Referencing finally made simple" - Twitter user

"Send your children off to uni with one of these, it is just as essential as their toothbrushes." - Amazon reviewer