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Ways of Referring

Above the guidelines here and on these page, adhere to the ways of referencing in your own style guide if you should use any Gold Scales material. That is basic.


referring, Literature  

Breen, Michelle, Aoife Geraghty and Pattie Punch. Guide to Harvard Referencing Style, Cite It Right. University of Limerick's Referencing Series. 2nd ed. Limerick: Gluckman's Library, University of Limerick, 2007.

Lipson, Charles. Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles – MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. ⍽▢⍽ Counsel for students and researchers on a wide range of citation styles. Professor Lipson explains the main citation styles students and researchers are likely to encounter in their academic work. He does so simply and clearly with examples. The book is said to cover the basics. A second edition from 2011 has also come.

Modern Humanities Research Association. MHRA Style Guide: A Handbook for Authors and Editors. 3rd ed. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2013. ⍽▢⍽ A good book of reference in the humanities. 126 pages.

Pears, Richard, and Graham Shields. Cite Them Right: The Essential Referencing Guide. New ed. Whickham, Newcastle upon Thyne: Pear Tree Books, 2008.

Rampolla, Mary Lynn. A Pocket Guide to Writing History. 4th ed. Boston: Bedford/St Martin's, 2004 (and later).

Ritter, Robert M. The Oxford Guide to Style. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2002. ⍽▢⍽ A 642 pages large companion to the Chicago Manual of Style, outlining the British way of doing things into 2002. The University of Oxford website also provides a useful on-line style document, "University of Oxford Style Guide" (2016, so far).

Skills for Learning. Quote, Unquote: A Guide to Harvard Referencing System. 2nd ed. Leeds: Leeds Beckett University, 2014. ⍽▢⍽ A guide to 'Harvard' referencing, that is, author-date referencing. The advice in the booklet conforms to British Standards until 2014.

Spatt, Brenda. Writing from Sources. 8th ed. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011. ⍽▢⍽ This guide to source-based writing covers the steps of research, writing, and documentation through 576 pages. There are examples, exercises, and guidance.

The University of Chicago Press. The Chicago Manual of Style. 16th ed. London: The University of Chicago Press, 2010. ⍽▢⍽ 1026 pages.

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