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Life and Consumer Sciences: Referencing

This is a subject guide which provides an overview of library resources in the Unisa Library for the disciplines Life and Consumer Sciences.

Tips

Please confirm the referencing style with the academic staff member in charge of your research.

Some referencing methods have minor variations e.g. Harvard, Augmented Harvard and Harvard British Standard.

Be consistent when using a certain style.

Reference Management Software Tools

Mendeley Institutional access via Off-canpus

Citation Style Guides

Plagarism Detection Software

Turnitin is a tool to used to check for plagiarism. A researcher's work is instantly checked for potential plagiarism by comparing it against the world's largest comparison database using pattern recognition algorithms.

Please contact your supervisor/ style leader to arrange for access.

Refer to the Unisa Policy for Copyright Infringement & Plagiarism for further information

Free plagiarism software

http://www.plagtracker.com/

http://www.plagiarism-detect.com/

10 free plagiarism checkers:

http://elearningindustry.com/top-10-free-plagiarism-detection-tools-for-teachers