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Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

What is Referencing

Why do we reference?
  • Academic reasons
–It is a requirement of the University
–Provides supporting evidence for facts, opinions, data, approaches taken
–Gives your work academic credibility
–Avoid plagiarism!
  • Practical reasons
–Allows others to easily find your sources
–Helps you re-trace your reading in the future
Different referencing styles per faculty:
  • Economic and Management Sciences - Harvard style
  • Education - Harvard style
  • Health Sciences - Vancouver style
  • Humanities - Harvard style; Psychology: APA style
  • Law- Foot Note Harvard style
  • Natural and Agricultural Sciences - Harvard style
  • Theology - Harvard

Harvard Reference Stylle

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