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BIO1004F - Biological Diversity - Library Guide: Referencing

This page intends to help in finding resources from UCT Libraries.


This page is intended to help you properly acknowledge the sources of ideas you have incorporated in your essay or assignment. Depending on what your lecturer recommends select a referencing style and acknowledge the sources you have used. 

Referencing Styles OR Conventions

UCT Author-date Reference Guide a style based on Harvard Referencing Convention

UCT Libraries Referencing Game!

Ref Hack: UCT Libraries Referencing Game!

Instructions: Learn how to reference books, journals, newspaper articles and more correctly in a fun way! Click on two blocks to swop them and put the reference elements in the correct order in the UCT Author-Date referencing style. The blocks shine green when they are in the correct place.

Need more help? Consult the UCT Author-date Reference Guide.

Referencing using UCT Author-Date convention