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NUT201 Research Skills Guide: Referencing

Library Information Literacy Task

Why Do I Have to Reference?

Once you have located relevant material for your assignment and have begun the writing process you will need to understand how to reference the material correctly. Referencing is an important part of academic writing and it is vital that you acknowledge your sources to avoid plagiarism.

This Study Support site has useful information and examples you can follow in order to make sure your referencing is correct.

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.

what is referencing?

Charles Sturt University acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which its campuses are located, paying respect to Elders, both past and present, and extend that respect to all First Nations Peoples.

Charles Sturt University is an Australian University, TEQSA Provider Identification: PRV12018. CRICOS Provider: 00005F.