This guide provides resources to assist with citing and referencing at The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago
These styles are recommended by the UWI Thesis Guide.
Quoting is good, but stringing a bunch of quotes together without analysis and well-crafted transitions is bad.
At UWI, each Faculty has specific Style guides which are recommended for use. They are listed in the UWI Thesis Guide:
American Chemical Society (ACS) : UWI STA Library Guide
American Psychological Society (APA): Online access to the APA manual via the Alma Jordan Library
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