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Referencing guide at the University of Manchester: Referencing Styles

Which reference style should you use?

The way that you cite references will depend on the referencing style you are using. There are many different referencing styles and you must ensure that you are following the appropriate style when submitting your work.

Check with your supervisor to be sure that you are following the specific guidelines required by your School.

Commonly used referencing styles at The University of Manchester include Harvard, MLA and Vancouver and you can find detailed information on how to reference specific material using these styles in this guide.

If you are submitting work for publication in books or journals, publishers’ websites will provide guidance on which referencing style you should follow.

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