This guide provides resources to assist with citing and referencing at The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago
If you have been using the older thesis guide and near completion and submission of your thesis, do consult with your Faculty Liaison Librarian regarding which version of the thesis guide to use.
Quoting is good, but stringing a bunch of quotes together without analysis and well-crafted transitions is bad.
American Chemical Society (ACS): UWI STA Library Guide
American Psychological Society (APA): UWI STA School of Education APA Examples
Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Date format) - 17th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Date format) - 16th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Chicago Manual of Style (Notes and Bibliography format) - 16th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Modern Languages Association (MLA) 8th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Modern Languages Association (MLA) 7th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Oxford University Standard on Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA): UWI STA Library Guide
A reference is made by putting together all the details needed to find a piece of information
Different details are needed for different formats of information.
Consistency and accuracy are important
Written or spoken words of someone else:
Using someone else’s