The Library’s expert guides to referencing styles commonly used at the University include examples of how to cite different resources in your work and construct a reference list or bibliography.
Check with your lecturers and tutors whether artificial intelligence (AI) text generators are permitted in your assessment tasks.
Guidelines for referencing AI text generators are evolving. Re:cite is being updated as the styles we cover incorporate referencing AI into their rules.
The University’s Office of Student Academic Integrity states that if a student uses AI generated material in the preparation of their assessment submission, this must be appropriately acknowledged and cited. For more information, see the Academic Integrity Statement on Artificial intelligence tools and technologies
The Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC) is a footnote/reference system.
The American Psychological Association (APA 7th) style is widely used in the social sciences and other fields, such as education, commerce and nursing.
Chicago A (footnote)
The Chicago style has both an author-date system and a notes and bibliography system. This is Chicago A - notes and bibliography (footnote).
Chicago B (author-date)
The Chicago style has both an author-date system and a notes and bibliography system. This is Chicago B - author-date
The Harvard style is an author-date citation system that has not been updated for more than 15 years and has no official institutional connection to Harvard University. If you have a choice of which citation style to use, a recommended alternative author-date system to Harvard is APA.
IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) is a numbered referencing style used widely in electronics, engineering, telecommunications, computer science, and information technology reports.
This guide is based on MLA Handbook Plus, 9th edition.
Vancouver style uses a numeric system of in-text referencing.
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