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Citing your work
Religion students use the Chicago referencing system.
There is a citation guide available at the library desk. Ask the library staff.
And the link below also gives examples on how to use it:
Examples illustrating the footnotes (called notes in this guide) and bibliography system. Sample footnotes show full citations followed by shortened citations for the same sources. Sample bibliography entries follow the notes.
Referencing acknowledges the books, articles, websites, and any other material used in the writing of a paper, essay or thesis.
Essential Elements of Referencing
Refers to sources you quote within your document. This brief citation directs the reader to the exact place in your reference list or bibliography where you will provide the extended details of the source
Reference list/ Bibliography:
Detailed list of sources that have been cited within the text. Every reference must have enough information for the reader to find the source again.
Referencing Management Software
Reference management software can help you:
- Gather references automatically from databases;
- Format documents & citations instantly in a variety of styles;
- Generate bibliographies;
- Create a personal database of references & PDFs.
EndNote Online is recommended for undergraduates and as a supplement to EndNote Desktop for researchers. It facilitates remote working and resource sharing. Login from www.myendnoteweb.com. You must register for an account on-campus.
This Guide to EndNote gives a clear instructions on how to register, and how to use EndNote Online. For further training and workshops, please contact the library.