In your work at university you are expected to:
acknowledge the authors and creators of the ideas and material that has informed your work, and
show that you have used reputable sources of information.
further scholarship among our community
These acknowledgments are normally presented in the format of a particular referencing style. In APA references are made using an in-text (Example 2020, pp. 20-21).
If you fail to acknowledge the work of others correctly, you may be guilty of plagiarism, even if you have done so unintentionally (example plagarism).
Re:cite is the University of Melbourne Library's guide to referencing. It:
However, it doesn't cover everything you might use as a source.
To assist students in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, the Library provides support for APA Style.
If you are writing a short paper, you may like to use a citation generator. For more information on citation generators is available on the Options for managing references guide.
Reference Management Software is available to help manage citations, associated documents, and the writing process.
The University supports Zotero, EndNote and RefWorks: