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Referencing is an important pragmatic skill that you will develop throughout your studies. Whether your course requires you to use the Harvard, APA, or OSCOLA style, these resources can help you understand and apply the principles of citation. Most plagiarism isn’t the result of malicious malpractice – rather, it occurs accidentally, and is usually caused by poor or incomplete referencing. However, accidental plagiarism is still plagiarism, and you should make use of these resources to avoid this.