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Go to The why and how of referencing and select 'Join Room'. The room remains closed until the trainer has entered – this will usually be 15 minutes before the start time.
Referencing is about signaling when sources have played a role in your assignments and at the same time giving due credit to other writers. This rich 45 minute interactive session will introduce you to referencing and why it is important when writing your assignments. You will also learn about how to construct references and where to go for help and support.
This session is suitable for those who are new to referencing and those who would like a refresher.
By the end of this session you should know:
How you format your references will depend on the referencing style you are using. Most OU modules use Cite Them Right Harvard. More information concerning referencing styles can be found on the Referencing and Plagiarism page.
The following online resources provide additional information and guidance:
An interactive recording of the session is available via the ‘View previous recordings’ link on the The why and how of referencing page.