Welcome to the Referencing LibGuide. This guide will:
Citation: this is where you refer to the source in the text of your document. This is a shortened way of citing the source, with full details given in the reference list.
Reference: the full bibliographic details of the source you have cited. In the Harvard style this is given as a reference list at the end of a document.
Bibliography: this includes any sources you have read as part of your research, whether you have cited them directly or not. When a bibliography is requested, this is also a list at the end of a document.
Accurate referencing is essential in all academic work, and it:
What is plagiarism?
What should I reference?
You should always reference a source when: