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Academic Referencing Tool
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Academic Referencing Tool
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Academic Referencing Tool

The Academic Referencing Tool provides detailed referencing examples for the prescribed La Trobe University referencing styles:- AGLC 4, APA 6, APA 7, Harvard (AGPS) and Footnoting (Oxford). The tool includes examples of the most common in-text referencing, direct quotations, paraphrasing and footnoting. Bibliography/Reference List and detailed style notes are also available. If you cannot find an example that matches your resource type, choose one or a combination of examples that are the closest match.

AGLC 4

Based on Australian Guide to Legal Citation (Melbourne University Law Review Association, 4th ed, 2018).

APA 6

Based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2010, 6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

APA 7

Based on the current Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2020, 7th ed.). American Psychological Association.

Harvard

La Trobe Harvard citation style. Based on DCITA 2002, Style Manual: for Authors, Editors and Printers, 6th edn, John Wiley & Sons, Australia.

Oxford (Footnotes)

Footnote style. Based on New Oxford Style Manual (2nd edn., Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2012).

Other Styles

Postgraduates and honours students are sometimes required to use other specific referencing styles as listed here.


If you come across any inconsistencies with the referencing examples in ART, send your feedback to libreftool@latrobe.edu.au.

Important note: These guidelines have been designed to be used in university coursework, e.g. essays, reports, presentations. For work that is required to be published, or communicated to an audience wider than the University, please consult the appropriate publication manual, your publisher, the University Copyright Officer, and / or your research supervisor for guidance.

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