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Physiotherapy: Referencing & Writing

Help with Writing

To assist you to develop the writing skills necessary to become a confident and skilled writer, Student Learning Development offer the following services:

  • Study booklets
  • Tip sheets
  • Online Tutorials
  • Workshops

If you are an enrolled student, you are welcome to visit the Student Learning Centre in the south-west corner of the Central Library (ISB) Building to discuss any aspect of your study that is causing concern. You can also telephone 479 8801 or e-mail hedc.studentlearning@otago.ac.nz to make an appointment with a Learning Adviser.

If you are an off-campus student, the same service is available to you through e-mail or 0800 80 80 98.

Avoiding plagiarism

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

Citing your references

A citation style is a standardised way of citing materials used in your research that will help you to avoid plagiarism.  Ask your lecturer if you are unsure which style to use.

Options for Managing References

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