This page contains information about how to construct a Bibliography or Reference List (end-text referencing) and write quotes (in-text referencing). BBC has chosen the Harvard method as the simplest of several styles.
All student work that draws on the ideas or work of others should be referenced properly. This ensures you are giving credit where it is due and avoiding plagiarism.
Why is it important to reference other people's work?
What should be referenced?
You do NOT have to acknowledge accepted beliefs or general knowledge eg World War II began in 1939, or Bradman was a great Australian batsman.
Kate Hart has created a graphic guide to citing and referencing sources.
It provides a guide to when and how you should acknowledge the work of others in your research tasks.
This book available from the Bookshop or Library has EVERYTHING you need to know about how to do Bibliographies or Lists of References, and also about how to insert quotes into your essays. It is on your compulsory book purchase list for English, SOSE and Science, so you need to have your own copy.
MyBib is an online referencing generator to help you with in text references and your List of References.
Sign up for an account so that it will store the references for your assignment. Add it to your bookmark bar to find it quickly.
Install the Chrome extension to make your referencing even faster.
Zotero can be set to the same Harvard AGPS (Australia) style that CiteAce uses, called 'Melbourne Polytechnic - Harvard'. Please read the instructions carefully.
Any issues - see your Library Staff