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Palgrave Macmillan

Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism

ISBN 9780230574793
Publication Date August 2011
Formats Paperback Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series Pocket Study Skills

This guide explains why referencing is an essential part of good writing, and shows how to do it. It explains what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. With clear explanations and examples, this handy easy-to-read guide has engaging illustrations and an informal style.
 
 

Kate Williams manages Upgrade, the Study Advice Service at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked
with students from Foundation to PhD and has written a range of books and materials on study skills including
Study Skills (Macmillan 1989), one of the first in the field. With experience of project management in both writing
and editing, she is also the Series Editor for Pocket Study Skills.


JUDE CARROLL is the leading expert in the field of plagiarism in the UK. She is Deputy Director of ASKe, a Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. She researches, writes and delivers workshops and conference presentations on deterring students from plagiarism and on effective teaching strategies for international students. She is the author of The Handbook for Deterring Plagiarism in Higher Education (Oxford Brookes: 2007) and jointly edited Teaching International Students: Improving Learning for All (RoutledgeFalmer: 2005) with Dr Janette Ryan of Monsah University.

Introduction
PART I: ALL ABOUT/UNDERSTANDING REFERENCING
Writing at University
The Essentials of Referencing
Referencing Styles - Family Trees
Referencing in Action - a Student at Work
The Research Process and Using Ideas
Using Sources in your Writing
Write with Confidence
PART II: UNDERSTANDING PLAGIARISM
Plagiarism and Academic Integrity
'It's my own Work.' What Does that Mean?
Why Show your Sources?
Getting Help with your Work
What Counts as Plagiarism?
You're the Author: Who Can Tell?
PART III: REFERENCING: THE PRACTICALITIES
Frequently Asked Questions
Essential Sources and Examples
More Sources and Examples
Styles of Referencing
References
Index

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'This is a highly useful little book in a very user-friendly and engaging format... The book clearly outlines various referencing styles, provides clear and visually pleasing guides to exactly how academic referencing works, and how it would look on the page... The complex and important issue of plagiarism is very clearly discussed, and the way that anti-plagiarism software works is made very clear. There's an impeccable set of examples and resources in the back of the book, giving it a punch beyond its hundred and 12 pages!' - Amazon review
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