This page is designed to provide you guidance on citing your sources and preparing reference lists when writing your assignments and academic papers.

Why is citing important?

Citing your sources provide background information to support your work. It enables other researchers to follow through your research by referring to the sources cited.

Most importantly, you can avoid plagiarism by proper acknowledgement and citations to sources used in your academic paper and assign- ments. It reflects that you have acted in an ethical and honest manner when borrowing ideas and facts from other researchers.

The following citation styles are commonly used at Sunway University:

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