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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
An online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
Is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research
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Free access for Unisa students by Web of Knowledge
Zotero is the only research tool that automatically senses content, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click. Whether you're searching for a preprint on arXiv.org, a journal article from JSTOR, a news story from the New York Times, or a book from your university library catalog, Zotero has you covered with support for thousands of sites
Plagiarism is considered to be academic dishonesty. Use a reference management software tool to cite other authors’ work and to reference your research assignment .
The following resources may be useful to help you understand and curb plagiarism:
The following are useful free tools to detect plagiarism in your written work: