It is considered sound academic practices to cite the sources you base your argument on, so that:
In the following film is shown what referencing is and why it is important (University of Huddersfield Library, 1:47):
There are many ways of citation styles available, such as APA, Chicago, Harvard, Oxford, Vancouver etc. The Harvard reference system (also called author year-system) is recommended at Hanken.
Watch the tutorial to learn more about Harvard referencing (University of Derby, 7:19):
In Hanken's own reference guide there are examples on how to cite the most common source types, according to the Harvard style. The referencing guide is available to anyone at Hanken writing reports and assignments. Always check the reference guide to be sure what details need to be included in your references.
The guide is available in both Swedish and English.
A reference management tool is design to help you gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. You can save all your references from different databases in one place!
Have a look at the Reference Management Software Libguide to get started:
Plagiarism means taking an other person's work and presenting it as one's own without mentioning the source. Have a look at the video below to learn more on plagiarism and how to avoid it (La Trobe University Library, 2:17).
Hanken promotes good scientific practice in research as well as studies. Have a look at Hanken's Action Plan against Academic Dishonesty:
Turnitin is a program where students' papers are compared against the content of three source areas - the Internet, published material and Turnitin's student paper archive build from previously submitted documents - and the result of the analysis with detailed matching information is forwarded to the teacher. The program doesn't detect plagiarism but reports on matching texts.
Ouriginal (former Urkund) offers an automated system designed to deal with the problem of plagiarism. With a small effort from the user, plagiarism can be prevented from three main source areas: The Internet, Published Material and Student Material.
Information for students about Ouriginal
Log in for teachers to Ouriginal
As a university student, it is important that you know the fundamentals of copyright. Have a look at the study material on copyright created by Kopiosto and test your knowledge on intellectual property right, copyright, transferring copyright, the use of works with e.g. CC-licenses and how you can utilise different material in your own production.
Follow the link below:
The Hanken copyright guide also contain important information for students: