1. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. This book presents APA style requirements and provides examples for all types of information sources.
This manual is available on the Reserve Section Level 5 in the Main Library:
What is a Referencing Style?
There are several student writing handbooks (Level 8 in the Main Library) to assist you with referencing. Examples are:
Your lecturer will let you know which referencing style manual to use.
Referencing style is a standardized method of acknowledging the sources of information you have consulted. Anything - words, figures, theories, ideas, facts - originated from another source and used in your assignment must be referenced (i.e. acknowledged)."When you write an essay and include someone else's ideas you need to immediately acknowledge this original source. This is called referencing or citing and the detailed description you need to provide is called a reference or citation" Every discipline and profession has a preferred referencing style.
2. Publication Manual of the HARVARD Style. Harvard is a generic term for any style which contains author-date references in the text of the document, such as (Smith 1999). There will also be a list of references at the end of the document, arranged by authors' names and year of publication.
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