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CQUniversity referencing guides

CQUniversity's Referencing Policy for Undergraduate Courses states that each School will nominate a referencing style to be used by students in the School's units. To find out which referencing style you should use in your unit, read the assessment section of your unit profile.

The styles nominated by the various Schools are:

  • Harvard Referencing Style abridged guide, based on: Commonwealth of Australia 2002, Style manual for authors, editors and printers, 6th edn, rev. Snooks & Co., John Wiley & Sons, Brisbane. Please note that the document attached here is the Term 1 2018 Edition which supersedes the Term 1 2017 Edition.
  • American Psychological Association (APA) abridged guide Term 1 2018. This guide follows: American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Details of major changes to the 2016 APA Referencing Guide
    There have been some major changes made in the APA referencing style in 2018. Students who have purchased the APA Abridged guide prior to Term 1 2018 will find these changes explained here. If you are concerned about anything please contact the ALC on 0749707211 or email alc-advice@cqu.edu.au
  • Turabian (Notes-Bibliography) based on: Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007).
  • Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC) 3rd Edition a product of the collaboration between the Melbourne University Law Review and the Melbourne Journal of International Law. The AGLC provides Australia with a uniform system of legal citation. You can download the view-only PDF version here or order one online.
  • Vancouver Style Referencing is a generic term for a style of referencing widely used in the health sciences. This 2014 edition guide is provided with permission from the University of Queensland.

To find out which referencing style you should use in your unit, read the assessment section of your unit profile.