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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 T1 2019 Edition Harvard Referencing Style abridged guide, We have identified some errors in the T1 2019 guide and have produced this addendum to correct them. The corrections relate to Occupational Health and Safety documents listed in the section labelled Government or legal documents this addendum also gives students more current examples. 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 3 2019. This guide follows: American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
    Important: All sections of this APA Abridged Referencing Guide are based on APA 6th edition. The Academic Learning Centre (ALC)  is aware that APA 7th edition has been recently released. However, the ALC recommends using APA 6th until further notice, unless otherwise stated by your lecturer. This will allow for all supporting materials, including the APA Referencing Guide, to be updated.
  • 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.