Book review: The complete guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism (third edition) by Colin Neville

Jason Eyre


Colin Neville’s third edition of The Complete Guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism sees this useful and popular text extensively re-written and updated. Aimed at UK-based university students and staff alike, the essential structure of the book remains familiar to those who have made use of earlier editions (first published in 2007, with the second edition published in 2010). Neville makes extensive use of quizzes, quotes from students and academics, and presents concrete examples to bring the more abstract ideas to life, and these elements remain in this update. There are, however, some key differences with the previous incarnation.

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ISSN: 1759-667X