All students at university level are expected to handle sources in a proper way and to cite them correctly. There are several reference styles, and choosing among them often depends on subject matter.
Recommended reference style
BI Norwegian Business School recommends from autum 2016 its students to use the author-date system from APA which has been used in the social sciences for a long time.
- APA: a short guide to citations and references for BI students
- APAstyle.com (American Psychological Association)
- Purdue Online Writing Lab (Purdue University)
- Comprehensive guide from BI (in Norwegian only)