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    Cite them Right - a new tool

    24 September 2021

    Cite them right helps you to reference a huge range of sources: books, journal articles, websites, legal documents... even graffiti and tweets! Developed from the bestselling book Cite them right by Richard Pears and Graham Shields, which is used as the referencing standard at many academic institutions, Cite them right is renowned for its comprehensive coverage. 

    How to use Cite them right:

    • Complete the interactive referencing tutorial or browse the 'Basics' section to learn how to write citations and build accurate references.
    • Search the site to find the source you need to reference.
    • Use the You try feature to build your reference and email it to yourself for easy incorporation into your essay.

    If you need any help, contact the library at or use livechat on the library homepage



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