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Academic Honesty and Plagiarism | Citation styles
The library's Australian Journal of Earth Sciences style pages will be removed after 31 July 2012. Please check with your subject coordinator for recommended referencing styles for university assignments and theses. Please refer to the Earth Sciences LibGuide or the Library's webpage on on referencing for information on referencing styles.

Acknowledging Sources

"To avoid plagiarism, you must give credit whenever you use another person's work. This means that whenever you use information obtained from another source including ideas, examples, theories or opinions, you must give a full reference to that source."

Language and Learning Skills Unit's Referencing Guide Acknowledging Sources

This guide: is sourced from the style endorsed by the Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, published by Blackwell.

This author-date style: makes use of footnotes - it does not have references as footnotes and does not use a numbered referencing system.

Two key components: In-text citations, which appear within the text and a reference list, at the end of the text.
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Example citations

Articles/Books/Reports/Maps etc.

Internet (web) sources

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