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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 Term 1 2019, based on Commonwealth of Australia 2002, Style manual for authors, editors and printers, 6th edn, rev. Snooks & Co., John Wiley & Sons, Brisbane.
  • Addendum to the T2 2018 Edition Harvard Referencing Style abridged guide, We have identified some errors in the Harvard guide and have produced this addendum to correct some of the bigger errors. If you are concerned about anything please contact the ALC on 0749707211 or email alc-advice@cqu.edu.au.
  • American Psychological Association (APA) abridged guide Term 1 2019. This guide follows: American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
  • Addendum to the T2 2018 Edition APA Referencing abridged guide, including extra examples. Students who have purchased the APA Abridged guide in Term 2 2018 should note some errors have been identified. These are minor in nature; mostly relating to small punctuation errors or the italics. Some additional resources and guidance have also been provided. If you are concerned about anything please contact the ALC on 0749707211 or email alc-advice@cqu.edu.au.
  • Turabian (Notes-Bibliography) This new guide is based on Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations 9th ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018).
  • Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC) 4th Edition was recently published in 2018. It is 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 2019 edition guide has been compiled by the Academic learning Centre at CQUniversity.

To find out which referencing style you should use in your unit, read the assessment section of your unit profile. Look out for workshops on these referencing styles

If you are concerned about anything please contact the ALC on 0749707211 or email alc-advice@cqu.edu.au.