This guide offers examples of how to cite sources in your text body and how to include them in your reference list.
All examples follow the APA style of academic referencing. This style is commonly used both in the social sciences in general and at CBS in particular.
Why should I reference?
Referencing is important in academic writing and an essential part of any assignment as it:
What should I reference?
You should always reference a source when:
NB! Some CBS programmes may not follow the APA style - Please check out the guidelines for YOUR programme
Need to know more about Plagiarism?
Check out the CBS Library guide Working with Integrity as a CBS Student
Need to know more about referencing software?
Have a look at our Mendeley guide
Need to know more about other referencing styles?
If you need to use a referencing style other than APA, please check out these library guides:
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