Using sources

Keeping track of references and using them in a correct fashion is essential all the way through the writing process. When you have started writing, the following AWELU resources from the Sources and Referencing section may be helpful.

How to give references

What is the difference between paraphrasing and quoting? What is the difference between a paraphrase and a summary? How do you quote in a correct manner? Read about that here:

Using a reference style

Consistency is vital in referencing. To achieve consistency, writers use a reference style. Read about reference styles and how to use them here:

Reference accuracy

Referencing needs to be exact and correct. Find out what you need to think about here:

Reference management tools

There are electronic reference management tools available. Read about the ones recommended by the University Library: