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Why is it necessary to reference? What is plagiarism? In-text referencing - Direct Quotes - Indirect Quotes (Paraphrasing and Summarising) How to reference 1. In-text referencing; 2. Reference List Which referencing style should I use?
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Why is it necessary to reference?

As mentioned in the previous chapter, most assessment tasks will require you to undertake research and to use critical analysis and thinking. This process requires you to read the assignment question(s) and to then read widely in order to decide upon the best response. Although the final answer presented must be your own (i.e. a discussion in your own words, not copied ‘chunks’ of material from books, articles and websites), you still need to identify for the reader (usually your tutor or...