Writing a bibliography in the research report

Again, there are several well-established systems for writing a bibliography and your choice is dependent upon the preference of the discipline and university. In the social sciences some of the most commonly used ones are (Longyear 1983: 83):

  • the Harvard system;
  • the american psychological association system;
  • the american Medical association system;
  • the McGraw-Hill system;
  • the Modern Languages association system;
  • the footnote system.

To learn about these systems and styles, consult the references provided at the end of this book or consult your library.

Source: Kumar Ranjit (2012), Research methodology: a step-by-step guide for beginners, SAGE Publications Ltd; Third edition.

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