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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: eBook (no print version)

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use APA and MLA. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

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Reference: Authors Last name, Initials. (Year or n.d.). Title of work. Retrieved from URL/DOI

Example: Yip, V. & Matthews, S. (2007). The bilingual child: early development and language contact. Retrieved from;cc=acls;q1=child%20development;q2=ACLS%20Humanities%20E-Book;op2=and;rgn=full%20text;rgn1=full%20text;rgn2=series;view=toc;idno=heb07828.0001.001

Note: n.d. stands for “no date”, use in any reference if no publication date is available.


  • Author Last name (Year)    
  • (Author Last name, Year)


  • Yip (2007) noted that….
  • It has been argued that bilingual children are better at picking up languages (Yip, 2007).


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