Referencing

MMU Harvard

Most departments at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) use the MMU Harvard referencing style.

Help with MMU Harvard referencing:

If you are using a referencing management software other than Endnote to help with formatting your references, please ensure you check your references against the examples provided in the MMU Harvard guide.

What is referencing?

One of the purposes of referencing is to enable others to find the information that you have used in your assignment.

Also, it is important to acknowledge the work of others if you have referred to it in your assignments; if you do not, you will be accused of plagiarism. To avoid plagiarism, you MUST cite and reference all the sources of information that you have used in your assignment.

What is plagiarism?

What is a referencing style

What is citing?

What are references?

What is a bibliography?

What is Harvard?

Other styles used at Manchester Metropolitan University

If you are not sure which style to use, please check with your department or tutor.

Some Manchester Metropolitan University departments use other referencing styles:

Video guide: avoiding plagiarism

Referencing tools

EndNote can help you:

  • Create a database of references
  • Automatically cite and reference books, journals and other sources in your assignments

Find out more with our EndNote guide

If you are using a referencing management software other than Endnote to help with formatting your references, please ensure you check your references against the examples provided in the MMU Harvard guide.