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Music and Performing Arts


Referencing is a key skill for university and an essential part of the assignments you complete. It is good academic practice to reference the books, articles and other sources you use in your work.

Citing and referencing academic sources of information:

  • Adds credibility and authority to your work
  • Shows understanding of your topic and knowledge of research undertaken in your discipline.
  • Helps avoid plagiarism

In this section you will find information and links to our main referencing support  tool Cite Them Right and other useful resources.  Additionally, the skills team have produced a separate Referencing and Plagiarism Guide and they regularly run workshops on referencing - you can find out more information about them on our calendar of events.