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Tools for reference management
A reference management software will help you collect and sort the references you need in your work.
You can use it to add citations in your Word document or just add a reference list at the end of your paper.
All students and staff at Lund University are welcome to use EndNote and RefWorks for free. For more information and guidance go to:
The Social Sciences Faculty Library's guide for how to use software tools for reference management.
The Urkund Plagarism handbook (pdf)
A short handbook with examples on texts that are plagiarized.
Practical advice on the writing process, how to manage sources and references, and how to publish your thesis. Collaboration between Blekinge Institute of Technology, Kristianstad University, Linnaeus University and Umeå University.
Citing & Referencing
Which reference system to use depends on your subject and your tutor, so be sure to ask for advice at your department.
Here you can find guides on how to cite and make references according to the Harvard and Oxford styles.
The Art of Writing & Speaking
The writing and referencing guide published by the Department of Political Science at Lund University. This guide uses the Harvard system of referencing (chapter 3.5), and give advice on how to write (scientific) texts.