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Example reference formats for different source types

Self-citation examples

Format: in text citation 
The essay examined the importance of information literacy skills for undergraduate students (Surname, Year).

Format: reference 
Student surname, Initials. (Year of submission) Title of essay/assignment. [Unpublished essay/assignment]. Module title. Module code. Institution.

Example: in text citation 

The essay examined the importance of information literacy skills for undergraduate students (Siddall, 2018).

Example: reference 
Siddall, G. (2018) The importance of information literacy within Higher Education. [Unpublished essay]. Information literacy. INF2244. University of Northampton.