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Referencing: Referencing

Referencing

Referencing 

Follow the guide below to learn how to correctly reference the different sources when completing an assessment. 

 

How to use this guide

Follow the steps below: 

  • Select the resource you need to reference. 
  • Copy and paste the Reference List template into your document to create your reference list. 
  • Use the in-text examples as a guide for referencing within your assessment. 

What is referencing?

  • Acknowledging the sources you have used in your assessment.

The reference list:

  • A list at the end of your assessment that includes information on the sources you cited in your assessment.
  • A reference list entry includes the full bibliographic details of the source.

In-text citation:

  • These are the references you used in your assessment. They indicate to the reader that what they have just read is a reference to another author's work. 
  • They appear within brackets and is a shorter format of the reference list. 

 

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How to Videos

Rules to Remember

Reference List

Must be alphabetised. 

Each subsequent line on your reference list must be indented.

In-Text References

Each in-text citation must appear within the reference list.

When adding a direct quote remember to add the page numbers.