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Academic Communication

Harvard referencing

Learning Outcomes

If you work through this section you should be able to:

  • Give reasons why it is important to reference your work properly.
  • Explain what the terms citing, referencing, and bibliography or list of references mean.
  • Use 'Quote, Unquote' to write a reference in 'Harvard' style for a book, journal article, web site or other source.
  • Decide if referencing software would be helpful to you.

Reflection sheet

This downloadable reflection sheet can be used to help you reflect on your learning. It can also be used as evidence of learning and included in your portfolio or PDP (Personal Development Plan).

Reflection sheet document

If you would like to use the reflection sheet, complete the first page now. When you have finished working through this section complete the second page.

Further resources about how to reflect on your learning are available in the Reflection theme.