Referencing Style Guides
General information on referencing styles, library support and School requirements are listed on the tabs. You can use Cite Them Right Online for guidance and support. Check with your module lecturer or tutor for exact details on the referencing style that you should use. The University has also a subscription to RefWorks which you can use to create properly formatted references and bibliographies in your essays and assignments.
Main reference styles used at the University of Kent
Click on the links below to get more information about referencing styles used at the University of Kent. The majority of styles can be found on Cite Them Right Online. You can use this resource for examples and guidance or you can use the links to the referencing styles below for more specific information. Some schools in the Faculty of Science use styles recommended by certain journals. Speak to your school about the reference style you need to adopt for your assignments.
- APA 6th and School of Psychology downloadable guide (Kent login required)
- Harvard - Please note. If you are a Stage 2 or 3 student and you started your programme using the local version of Harvard, Kent Harvard, please check with the module convenor which version of Harvard you will need to use for your assignment.
- OSCOLA (pdf)
- Vancouver (Uniform Requirements for Medical Journals)