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Philosophy: Cite Sources


Bibliographic Management Tool

Citation and Referencing are necessary in your work when you used others' ideas. Click here to learn more.

RefWorks is a bibliographic management tool the Library subscribed for all current Lingnan University staff and students. It could help save your time and effort on citation and referencing. Use your LU email address to create an individual account on RefWorks to enjoy our subscription.

What is plagiarism?

Referencing is important in academic work to inform others the source of your ideas and make sure you are not copying or plagiarising. When referencing other’s work (e.g.: ideas, theories, quotes, methods, data), you are required to acknowledge the original sources and cite them in your work with the recognized citation style to avoid plagiarism.

You may also use bibliographic management tools to help generate the in-text citations and reference list entries, and organise the references better in a few clicks to save your time and effort.

Please visit our Referencing & Citation page to learn more.

Useful Resources on Referencing & Citation

Citation Styles

User Guides of Bibliographic Management Tools

Self-help Materials on Referencing & Citation

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