There are many referencing styles that have been adopted by institutions and journals and while there are differences between many of them, there are also many common requirements across all styles.
My University uses the APA style and below are some resources that I have helped develop to support student's academic development work.
For more support on using the APA style at Marjon click here
A recorded lecture explaining referencing with particular reference to the APA (v7) style
A short video outlining 4 methods for referencing more effectively
A video on the benefits of Mendeley
A video on using Zotero
A Quick Guide to APA - One side of A4 to print off and have as a quick reference
More Referencing Links
Reporting Verbs for Sport and Exercise Science - Another page on this website
APA Style Blog - The official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition, run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day.
APA citation style guide from bibguide - A resource that includes lots of advice on using APA style for referencing
The Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab - An excellent resource outlining lots of advice on using APA style for referencing
Frequently Asked Questions from the APA website - Quick answers to common questions about using APA style.
APA Style Tutorial - Basic rules of APA style from the APA website.
Referencing and avoiding plagiarism - An overview on the Palgrave Study Skills website
ReciteWorks - If you aren’t using Mendeley this could be useful in checking you’ve captured all citations in the ref list