The quickest and easiest way to reference your academic work is to:
Referencing is a very important consideration when submitting a piece of academic work and by following these guidelines you will ensure that you will meet the requirements set out by your tutor.
You need to reference:
There are many systems of referencing available; this guide will focus on the American Psychological Association (APA) system which is very common in the social sciences and recommended on many CBS programs.
NB! some CBS programs may not follow the APA standard - Please check out the guidelines for YOUR program!!
This guide provides examples of different information sources: how to cite them within your text and how to include them in your reference list. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing). The APA Manual also provides information about paper formatting and writing style whereas this guide is primarily focused on the referencing aspect.
The APA website also contains information and tips on using the APA style at http://www.apastyle.org.
Other referencing styles
If you need to use another referencing system you can find help at some of these library pages:
There are two parts to APA referencing:
Double-space your entire paper, including the reference list and any block quotations (unless advised differently by the guidelines from your study program or your tutor/lecturer).
This blog is a great source of up-to-date information about APA style. It is run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day. They blog about writing, publishing, and the APA Style.
Mendeley is referencing software which allows you to:
To get a Mendeley account via the CBS Library Institutional Licence, please visit CBS Mendeley Guide