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When you select a pathway, you will see a number of activities on a particular theme. Pathways allow you to develop a deeper understanding of a topic. You can work through the activities in your chosen pathway in any order.


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Referencing your sources

Learn how to reference books, ejournals, module materials and websites with confidence. Each activity includes a quiz to test your understanding.

Here are the activities making up this pathway.

The icon next to each activity helps you to identify the format used (e.g. video, activity, further reading).

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Introduction to referencing

Activity

An introduction to what referencing is, why it's important and what elements are included in a typical reference.

This activity will take you: 10 minutes

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Introduction to referencing (pdf)
Introduction to referencing (word)

Referencing books

Activity

Find out how to reference books in your writing and in your reference list.

This activity will take you: 10 minutes

Start Referencing books


Referencing books (pdf)
Referencing books (word)

Referencing ejournals

Activity

Find out how to reference ejournals in your writing and in your reference list.

This activity will take you: 10 minutes

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Referencing ejournals (pdf)
Referencing ejournals (word)

Referencing websites

Activity

Find out how to reference websites in your writing and in your reference list.

This activity will take you: 10 minutes

Start Referencing websites


Referencing websites (pdf)
Referencing websites (word)