Referencing the sources you use is an important academic skill.  It acknowledges other people’s work and enables readers to find the content you have used in your research. 

Referencing Styles

There is a range of referencing styles used by different academic subject areas.  If you’re unsure of which one is used on your course, check with your tutor or use the lookup list here

Quick referencing guides

Our Quick referencing guides will help you to quickly find out how to reference different source types, such as web pages, books, articles and more.

For more detailed help, take a look at the practical referencing guide, which is part of the Information Literacy Tutorial. First-time users select ‘UoG Account Login’ and then ‘enrol me’.

Cite them right online

Cite them right online is a comprehensive guide and tutorial for students, with lots of help, hints and tips for citing and referencing different sources using Harvard, MHRA, APA and OSCOLA styles amongst others. 

Learn the basics of referencing or work through the tutorial, or jump straight to the content you need.