Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Management Information Skills

When you have used an idea from a book, journal article etc., you must acknowledge this in your text and add a reference list or bibliography at the end of your work.

Always check referencing advice given by your department in student handbooks or with lecturers if in doubt, as some conventions may vary. If you do not acknowledge another writer's work or ideas, you could be accused of plagiarism. Accurate referencing can improve your marks! Referencing is commensurate with good academic practice and enhances the presentation of your work.

TIP: Use a reference manager to help you compile a bibliography:

Refworks is designed to help manage and generate citations and bibliographies. Register (for free) whilst on a University computer with your username and password. After that you can log-in anywhere.

The full citation guide from Harvard.

Key Points for Citing and Referencing

When you have used an idea from a book, journal article etc., you must acknowledge this in your text and add a reference list or bibliography at the end of your work.

Always check referencing advice given by your department in student handbooks or with lecturers if in doubt, as some conventions may vary. If you do not acknowledge another writer's work or ideas, you could be accused of plagiarism. Accurate referencing can improve your marks! Referencing is commensurate with good academic practice and enhances the presentation of your work.

Presentation on Plagiarism, Citing and Referencing

Reference Management Software

Creative Commons License
Royal Holloway Library LibGuide by Royal Holloway Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.