The most common styles of citing and referencing
Also known as author-date style. See under the heading Writing references for more information and examples. The APA style is very similar to this style. The most obvious difference is that the publication year is placed within parentheses.
Also known as the (foot-)note style. See under Writing references for details and and examples.
Other reference styles
Under Writing references to the left on the screen you vill find a page with links to instruction for:
APA - a name-year style
IEEE - suitable for engineers. A lot like Vancouver.
MLA - a style that is similar to Oxford or foot note style.
Turabian - a simplified version of the style according to Chicago Manual of Style.
Vancouver - commonly used in medicin and related areas. A style where citations are given as numbers in parenthesis in the text and then - as references - arranged in the order they appear in the text.
Search help and guides
Irrespective of the subject you have chosen it is for the most part necessary to search for your material in both Swedish and English. To find scholarly articles you usually need to perform your research in English.
Guides will appear under the tab Search at Search help, and as links in the right hand column of the Library web pages. Search Help
The Academic Resource Centre offers help and assistance in your writing endeavours. Academic Resource Centre
There are many printed manuals on essay composing. You can search for them in our catalogue Album under the classification code Aefe. There are also a few books on the subject on display next to the Textbook Collection.
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