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Harvard System of Referencing
Anglia Ruskin University Guide to the Harvard System of Referencing (6th edition).
Used by Accounting, Business School, Information Systems and Management Departments
MLA Style guide This link opens in a new window
from LaGuardia Community College
Referencing Guide for RU law students
What Referencing System should you use?
For information on the preferred referencing style for any subject, refer to that subject's LibGuide.
What is Plagiarism?
Plagiarism is the act of presenting someone else's work as your own, deliberately or by mistake. The material you use could be text, data, image, sound or performance. Your work includes essays and assignments (any, not just written ones), projects, theses,dissertations and any work, such as a presentation, work of art or performance.
- copying the work of another student with or without permission
- using an assignment bought from the Internet
- cutting and pasting text or images into your own work without referencing the sources
- quoting or putting the work of others into your own words without referencing the sources
The current Rhodes Plagiarism Policy and guideline is available.
" Most simply, plagiarism is intellectual theft. Any use of another author’s research,
ideas, or language without proper attribution may be considered plagiarism."
It is unethical and illegal to submit someone else's work as your own - it is the
same as stealing.
Copyright Act No 98 of 1978
The Copyright Act No 98 of 1978 governs the use of copyright protected works - those works which authors or any other holder of copyright regard as their sole property