It is important that you correctly reference the sources you have quoted, paraphrased or summarised in your work.
Visit the Introduction to referencing to learn more about the purpose of referencing and see some examples.
There is also a comprehensive referencing guide with more information available.
Which referencing style do I use?
There are several referencing styles used at Deakin and different units can use different styles, so you should check which style is required in your unit. This information is typically found in your unit guide on your unit site.
Remember to visit the Deakin guide to referencing for instructions on how to cite your sources using the correct referencing style.
Reference Management Tools
Reference Management tools help you store, manage, create and share your references. They can be tricky to learn but will save you time in the long run.
Have a go and test your referencing skills by completing the activities below: