Writing your assessment - support
Charles Sturt University also has other services which can help you to get the best possible results for your work:
- Turnitin Software - A Turnitin account allows you to check your own writing for inadvertent plagiarism or quotation errors. Detect and fix problems before submission. Some assessments will require you to submit your work to Turnitin before final submission!
- Access support guides and advice to help you understand and prepare for your assignments in the Learning Skills section of the Student Portal.
- The Study Success Forum is an ideal place to post those vexing questions about assignment writing techniques. Find it in Interact2 > Study Success > Discussion.
- Why not attend an Academic Skills workshop online to enhance or refresh your academic writing skills.
- Make an appointment with an Academic Skills adviser for personal help seven days a week.
What is referencing?
Referencing at Charles Sturt University
The Referencing at Charles Sturt University webpage has lots of helpful information about referencing including links to the following resources:
- Academic Referencing Tool
- APA 7th Referencing Summary PDF
- APA 7th Example Reference List
- and more!
The main referencing style at Charles Sturt University is APA 7th though this is not the only style used at the University and you should check with your lecturer if you are unsure.
EndNote is a bibliographic software provided to you for free from the Library. It can:
- Record and manage the details of journals and books you have found in your research;
- Store and manage PDF copies of articles you download, or link to them in the journal databases; and
- Allow you to annotate and add notes to PDFs.
Go to the EndNote Library Resource Guide for more information about how to download and use EndNote. For an overview of how to use EndNote you can also watch the short tutorial.
Are you digitally savvy?
Digital skills are an essential part of your life as a student and beyond. For this reason, one of Charles Sturt University's Graduate Learning Outcomes focuses on digital literacy. How digitally literate are you? Can you participate, promote, and protect yourself online? Check out Your Digital Life to find out!