Most author names are capitalised.  However, some names begin with lowercase prefixes like de, d’, van or von, and many social media usernames begin with a lowercase letter or are entirely in lowercase. In such cases, include the name in both …

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Assuming you have been sensibly listing links for all the articles, ebooks and other online information sources you have used as you went, and have grouped everything as best you can by resource type (books, ebooks, journal articles, etc.), you …

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Following on from my first post introducing citation, I just wanted to cover a couple of variants that commonly cause confusion – sources written by ‘corporate’ authors, sources with no author, and sources with no publication date. Corporate authors Companies, …

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Riled about referencing?  Working out how to cite sources you have used and reference them using the sometimes rather arbitrary and obscure conventions laid down in the APA, OSCOLA or Vancouver style guides can tax the best of us but …

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With your health and safety in mind, we regret that we have had to cancel the referencing pop-ups planned for the next two weeks. We have also suspended referencing drop-in sessions. Please chat to us online or email library@port.ac.uk your …

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Referencing pop-up sessions return to the Library Atrium on Monday 16 March 2020.  Stop by with your referencing challenges and get expert advice and guidance.  If there is a queue, just say “hello” at the Library Help Desk. If you …

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There are more ways to get help than ever before with referencing, from expert trouble-shooting of complex examples to setting out general principles.  We can’t proof-read your work or referencing, but we can help with just about everything else. You …

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