We have provided guides for each of the referencing styles used at VU.
Before you write your reference list or bibliography, ask your lecturer/tutor which style they prefer you to use and refer to the instructions included with your assignment.
APA Style Guide - 7th Ed
This guide is an introduction to the American Psychological Association (APA) referencing system. It's based on, and gives credit to the information given in the APA's official style guide: American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).
Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC)
The Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC) is mandated by Victoria University College of Law & Justice for preparing student assignments and research papers.
For more information consult Australian Guide to Legal Citation (Melbourne University Law Review Association, 3rd ed, 2010).
Harvard Style Guide
This guide is based on the Harvard or author - date style presented in Style manual for authors, editors and printers 2002, 6th ed, AGPS, Canberra, ACT.
Oxford Style Guide
Oxford is a citation style that uses footnotes at the bottom of the page rather than in-text citation styles such as Harvard and APA.
This guide is a brief description of the Oxford citation style described in Style manual for authors, editors and printers, 6th ed., Canberra, ACT., AGPS, 2002.
IEEE Style Guide
The Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) referencing style is a notational system in which a number is placed in-text for a citation. Full reference details are given in a reference list, arranged in citation number order at the end of a document.