Demystifying Citing and Referencing interactive guide
Learn more about why citing and referencing appropriately is crucial, and how you can avoid unintentional plagiarism.
When submitting a piece of academic work, you need to properly acknowledge the material that you have consulted. This allows others who read your work to verify facts or research the same information more easily. Acknowledgement may be in the form of in text citations, footnotes, endnotes and/or a bibliography.
Different citing and referencing styles cater for the specific requirements of different disciplines.
This guide includes the styles most commonly used at Monash University
Styles recommended by Monash University faculties, schools and departments
Language and Learning Online
Language and Learning Online tutorials to help you understand why you need to cite the sources you have used in your assignments, and what you need to do to avoid plagiarism.