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Tips for avoiding plagiarism: Yes, after creating your citations you can download your reference list to Word.
You can find the ‘Export to Word’ button in the top right corner when viewing your reference list.
Also, don’t forget to carefully check for language mistakes.
In our guide to proofreading you’ll find some useful tips and tricks for revising your document.
When there are three or more authors, separate their last names using commas.
The last two authors’ last names should be separated by both a comma and an ampersand (in a citation) or “and” (in the running text).