example of academic reference
Other styles that are used at Reading include Harvard, Oxford, APA, Chicago and Vancouver (numeric).
This page includes brief details of each style of referencing used by different departments at Reading. You should always check your course handbook to see which is their preferred style.
Referencing is a system that allows you to acknowledge the contributions and work of others in your writing by citing your sources. A feature of academic writing is that it contains references to the words, information and ideas of others.
See Plagiarism and academic integrity