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Podiatry: Manage References

Managing your References

As you begin researching, you will quickly start consulting a number of different sources of information. It's important to manage your sources carefully from the start and know that you are referencing them correctly.

This page offers some handy hints and advice on how to manage your references and citations.

Referencing and avoiding plagiarism

Referencing is the practice of acknowledging and describing other pieces of work that you have read or used whilst completing your own work.

Find out more at the HE Centre at Matthew Boulton Campus

Useful sources for referencing help:

Useful books on referencing

Alternative reference management software

Don't get on with EndNote? There are lots of other reference management programs out there!

Referencing sources from Library SmartSearch

  1. Find the item (e.g. book or article) you require in Library SmartSearch
  2. Click on the title to access the full record for your item
  3. Click the button on the right hand side of the screen
  4. Choose the most appropriate format for your task (check with the tutor marking your work if you're not sure)
  5. Check the reference thoroughly before copying and pasting it into your document

Alternatively, use the button to export your reference directly to your reference management software.