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Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Sciences: Referencing & Writing


For more information about using some of the more popular citation styles (also called referencing styles), such as APA, Havard, and Vancouver, check out the Library Referencing Guide.

Student Learning Development

For students at all levels. Student Learning Development guides and workshops help polish writing and study skills, improve time management, prepare for exams, and be confident in oral presentations.

Options for Managing References

Tips on choosing and using citation styles (also called referencing styles) plus using systems such as EndNote, Zotero and Mendeley.

Avoiding Plagiarism

The University of Otago takes plagiarism seriously.  These resources will help you understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.

APA Citation

If you follow a citation style correctly, you will avoid plagiarism and help your reader find your information sources. APA is the main citation style used in Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Sciences at Otago.

Refer to the library APA page which includes a citation generator, examples and links to further resources.

APA Citation Manuals

Scientific Writing