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APA Referencing and Plagiarism: Introduction

This Guide will help you to correctly reference your assignments using the APA style.

Referencing and Plagiarism

In this Guide find out

  • WHY you should use referencing, and how to avoid plagiarism.
  • WHEN and WHERE you should cite your sources.
  • HOW to cite different formats of information (like books, or journal articles, or reports) using the APA style - see the Examples tab.

Click on the link below to download the referencing guide. 


We thank the former Polytechnic West Library (now South Metropolitan TAFE) for allowing their guide content to be adapted for use in this guide.


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