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Nursing: Referencing

What is Referencing


Referencing is a practice of acknowledging other peoples works, ideas, sources used in a paper, assignment, report and conference papers in academic writing.


Turnitin is an internet based tool used to check and detect plagiarism in an essay or any kind of academic related document. Its a licensed based software which universities and school obtain through subscription.


Havard Referencing Style

Harvard referencing system is the most common style of referencing used in most fields including Nursing.

This guides in the box above provide examples of how a wide range of information sources should be referenced according to Harvard style, including the order of the elements and punctuation used.  Also the examples of how to cite within the text and how to write your list of references.

Bibliographic Management Tools

In a world of e-research, there are more data sources available than ever, which means researchers need highly efficient ways to manage vast amounts of information easily. RefWorks and Endnote are powerful online research management, writing and collaboration tools designed to help researchers at all levels to easily gather, organize, store and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies.


Subject Guide

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Nokulunga Ziqubu
Subjects: Nursing, Public Health, Clinical Medicine, Medicine and Medical Sciences
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