Writing a thesis?
Referencing styles are discipline specific. Your supervisor can advise on a recommended style.
Writing an assignment or essay?
Before compiling your references, check your assignment guidelines or subject outline, or consult with your tutor or lecturer for the referencing style preferred by the school or department.
Writing a journal article?
Each journal will specify a format for referencing in author instructions guidelines or similar. These are usually available on journal webpages.
Re:Cite is an interactive library website that shows you how to use these common referencing styles:
APA 6th, Harvard, Chicago, MLA, Vancouver and AGLC
Please note: Re:Cite provides introductory information for a limited number of styles and reference types.
For further information please refer to a style manual or guide (see many listed below).