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VETS50003 Selection & Interpretation of Lab Tests: Reference management

The importance of citation

Citing the sources you use is important, because 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.

Citations also allow your readers to follow up sources you have referred to enabling the sharing of ideas.

More information on why citing is important.

EndNote Online for Macintosh: An EndNote Class Recording

EndNote Online: Cite While You Write Overview


is an online referencing guide 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. 

Referencing Software

There are various referencing programs available that will assist you with citing and referencing. Your choice will be influenced by:

  • Whether you are undergraduate or post graduate
  • Whether you are doing a higher degree by Research or coursework
  • Personal preference

For a guide to the available software, have a look at Managing References

EndNote Online for Windows: An EndNote Class Recording