Re:cite is the University of Melbourne guide to citing and referencing in your research and writing, it covers the referencing styles commonly used at the University including:
If Re:cite doesn't have the answers you need you may need to refer to the full style manual or guides. Where possible we make ebook copies available but for some styles they are only available in hardcopy format.
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.