Acknowledging influences is a practice shared across cultures.
Academic culture fosters respect for the
intellectual contributions of others through referencing.
Words, data, computer code, pictures – what do they all have in common?
A recent survey has indicated that many students are not aware that words, data, computer code, and images, such as graphs and photographs, all need acknowledgement. Most students in the survey were fully aware that they must acknowledge the sources they have used in their academic work, but surprisingly many students believed that this was only relevant for written ...
Dear Doctor ©ite,
I've just started university and I don't understand why I have to put references in my assignments. What's the point of it?
Newbie from Newcastle
There are many reasons why you need to reference in ...