The University of Melbourne provides the Refworks and Endnote programs for staff and students.
Citations allow readers to follow up on sources you have referred to enabling the sharing of ideas. If you draw upon other people's work in your writing and research and do not acknowledge those sources, you can be accused of plagiarism.
See the University of Melbourne Academic Honesty and plagiarism site for
Then check the citation guidelines for the specific style you need to follow.
Use the Academics Skills referencing guides to build your understanding of referencing techniques and develop your skills.
Watch the following video for an quick explanation of citation styles and how they differ.
Re:cite is an online referencing tool produced by the University of Melbourne Library. This guide provides examples for creating in-text citations and refereences covering a number of different referencing styles.