Referencing Guides and Academic Integrity - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Referencing Guides and Academic Integrity

What is referencing?

Referencing is acknowledging the source of information and ideas that you have used in your own writing. Check out the Referencing and Academic Integrity resource to find out more.

Why is referencing important?

Referencing is important because you need to:

  • Acknowledge the ideas and work of others
  • Demonstrate you’ve read widely
  • Lend credibility to your arguments
  • Shield against plagiarism
  • Allows the reader to find the source

Check out the Referencing and Academic Integrity resource to find out more.

What is academic integrity?

The term academic integrity means taking an ethical, honest and responsible approach to study and research. Please follow this link to learn more about academic integrity.

Online referencing tools for citations

Harvard

Harvard referencing guide.

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APA

APA referencing guide.

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Vancouver

Vancouver referencing guide.

Australian Guide to Legal Citation

Australian Guide to Legal Citation referencing guide.

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If you have any feedback regarding our referencing guide, please email your Academic Skills team.