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Reference Management

When you write an academic text, you must cite and refer to your sources correctly. This applies regardless of whether you are writing an essay or other scholarly texts.

Reference management software

To facilitate the handling of references there are several programs you can use. As a student or employee at Lund University you can benefit from the collective licenses for EndNote and RefWorks.
EndNote
RefWorks

You can also use a free program, such as Zotero or Mendeley. Please note that there is no technical support from Lund Univeristy attached to these systems.
Zotero
Mendeley

Referencing styles

There are several different systems for how to manage references and citations. When writing academic texts, it is important to follow the tradition which applies to the subject in question.

LUSEM recommends the Harvard Style as the standard. You can download it to use in the reference management software program EndNote.
You can also find the Harvard style for LUSEM in the free programs Zotero and Mendeley - search for Lund University School of Economics and Management.

Read more here about the Harvard Style for LUSEM
Download the Endnote Style for LUSEM

The department of Business Law recommends the Oxford style - The Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA)
Read more here about Citing for Law
The OSCOLA Guidelines (pdf)

You find more information and manuals to the different styles in the library subject guide about referencing.