Referencing, plagiarism and managing sources
Courses at the University use either Harvard or a numeric referencing system. You can find out which format your course uses on the Library's referencing webpages. This link also directs you to the official University of Bradford referencing guides, which your markers will be expecting you to follow.
Quick read guide:
- Basic Harvard referencing (pdf, 173KB) (docx, 62KB)
- Basic guide to Numeric referencing (pdf, 196KB) (docx, 60KB)
10 takeaway tips:
- Referencing, plagiarism and managing sources (pdf, 1455KB)
- Referencing and avoiding plagiarism (pdf, 776KB) (docx, 86KB)
- How to cite within your work (pdf, 170KB) (docx, 58KB)
- Reasons for plagiarism (pdf, 82KB) (docx, 54KB)
- Distinguishing between fact and opinion (pdf, 125KB) (docx, 56KB)
- Understanding plagiarism - Heroes and villains
- Plagiarism - Leeds University - plagiarism, University of Leicester - avoiding plagiarism, University of Brighton - plagiarism
- Referencing FAQs - The University of Auckland
Your Subject Librarians have also produced some award-winning resources to help new students understand what poor academic practice is and how to avoid plagiarism (Plagiarism Avoidance for New Students, or PANS, can be found in Blackboard).