Indicating the source of information or ideas cited or discussed in your work, as well as giving the location of quotes, is a crucial aspect of assessments.
So understanding and being able to accurately reference is a skill you need to master. But with a variety of referencing styles used, it’s can be a variety of skills.
The University has resources to help you better understand referencing, while the Library offers more in-depth information about referencing, including style guides.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.