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Data Science: Referencing for Data Science

This guide will help Data Science students find information they can use for their studies


As Data Science students, you will be using the APA 7th referencing style

What is referencing and why is it important? 


At university you are expected to reference information sources used in your assignments. Referencing is important as it:

  • gives credit to authors
  • shows that you’ve done your research  
  • means that others can find the resources you have used .

APA 7th referencing guide


For help on how to reference have a look at our comprehensive referencing guide. 

You can open it in a new page and download it by clicking the link below.

Useful sections

  • Datasets - Section 7.14 (page 103)
  • Software & Apps - Section 7.15 (page 104)
  • Reports & Statistics - Section 7.01 (page 90)
  • Journal Articles - Section 2.01 (page 27)

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