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Our resources will help you learn about different reference styles – whether you're completely new, or brushing up your skills.


Please note you'll will need to use your staff/student log-in to access material on the NTU Online Workspace (NOW).

Harvard referencing is one of the styles of citing and referencing used at NTU.

If you are unsure which style your course uses, check in the module information on NOW.

APA is a Harvard style of referencing used by Psychology and Sports Science students at NTU.

There are some differences with NTU Harvard, e.g. the use of multiple authors in references and citations.

MHRA is the Modern Humanities Research Association's referencing style and is used widely within modern humanities subject areas.

NTU  History style is the referencing style designed and used by the NTU history department.

RefWorks is the reference management software available for NTU students and researchers.

It will help you to gather, manage, store and share bibliographic information, as well as generates reference lists.

Cite-quick self assessment tool

Here is an online self assessment tool that tests your awareness of when, and when not, to add citations to your work. We highly recommend trying it when you're new to referencing styles.