It is important when referencing within your academic work to:
There are a number of referencing styles. Academic writing in the field of Education tends to use an author-date style such as Harvard or APA. There are many versions of Harvard which all vary slightly in terms of layout and punctuation.
If you are unsure how APA or author-date citations should look, take a look at our guide below.
Our Bodleian iSkills workshop Referencing: choosing and using software introduces the main features of reference management tools and considers the issues to think about when choosing software. View the introductory presentation from the workshop below and book a place at our next workshop to try out four different software tools for yourself.
Please note, the video explains that the software EndNote needs to be purchased for use on personal computers. As of August 2019, EndNote can be downloaded and installed for free through the University's subscription: https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/self/software?swp=endnote.
Prefer text? The information in the video is summarized in the text boxes below