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How do I reference my previous group assignment?

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Hi Angela,

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D Litting, 6 years ago

Hi Angela,


We've had this question before, so please allow me to cut and paste from our previous answer :) Paste below...

I've asked Patrick Tooth about this and he's of the opinion that you shouldn't reference a previous assignment. If you are referring to facts or quotes that you've employed before you can reuse the references that you used in the previous assignment. But seeing as your previous assignment is not part of a published body of literature there is no way for a reader to trace this assignment should you reference it. In the publishing world self-citing even of published material is not usually de riguer too much either, though it is done. 

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