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How to cite and reference your sources (Monash University) : Recommended styles

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Note on preferred Styles

 All efforts have been made to ensure the information on this page is correct. If unsure please check your unit guide or ask your coordinator/supervisor for confirmation.

Art, Design and Architecture

DepartmentRecommended styleLinks
Architecture   Chicago 16th edition Citing and Referencing Library Guide - Chicago
Fine Arts Turabian footnote - bibliography Citing and referencing Library Guide - Turabian footnote - bibliography 
Design Turabian author - date Refer to the Turabian manual

Arts

School / Centre

Department

Recommended style

Links

School of English, Communications and Performance Studies Literary studies, Communications and media studies, Visual culture Use any footnote / endnote style consistently

Download Essay Presentation guide (rtf)

Citing and Referencing Library Guide - Chicago

School of English, Communications and Performance Studies Theatre and performance studies, Film and television studies MLA

Citing and Referencing Library Guide - MLA

School of Music Music Monash Music School's Referencing Guide
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Literary studies Use any style consistently, preference is footnote / endnote style  
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Linguistics APA style Citing and Referencing Library Guide - APA
School of Geography and Environmental Science   Harvard system School Essay writing guide
School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies History Footnotes School Essay writing guide, 8. Referencing Instructions for Essays
School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies Philosophy and Bioethics Harvard School Resources for Undergraduates, Reference and citation rules
School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies Religion and Theology Harvard preferred. May use footnote / endnote following guide for History students School Essay writing guide, 8. Referencing Instructions for Essays
School of Applied Media and Social Sciences Australian Indigenous studies APA School Style guide (pdf 2.6MB)
School of Applied Media and Social Sciences Communications and writing APA School Style guide (pdf 2.6MB)
School of Applied Media and Social Sciences History / Politics Footnotes / Endnotes School Style guide (pdf 2.6MB)
School of Applied Media and Social Sciences Indonesian APA School Style guide (pdf 2.6MB)
School of Applied Media and Social Sciences Journalism APA School Style guide (pdf 2.6MB)
School of Applied Media and Social Sciences Psychology APA School Style guide (pdf 2.6MB)
School of Applied Media and Social Sciences Social welfare APA School Style guide (pdf 2.6MB)
School of Applied Media and Social Sciences Sociology APA School Style guide (pdf 2.6MB)
School of Philosophy and Bioethics Philosophy Modified Harvard School Resources for Undergraduates, Reference and citation rules
School of Political and Social Inquiry Anthropology Harvard (author / date) Essay Writing Guide - School of Historical Studies
School of Political and Social Inquiry Behavioural studies Harvard Check MUSO unit site for requirements. For writing tips, see Language and Learning Online: Writing
School of Political & Social Inquiry Sociology Harvard (author / date) Essay Writing Guide - School of Historical Studies
School of Political & Social Inquiry Politics & international relations Footnote / Endnote  
School of Political & Social Inquiry Women's and gender studies APA  
Language and Learning Online  

 

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Business and Economics

DepartmentRecommended styleLinks
Accounting & Finance
Economics
Econometrics & Business Statistics
Marketing
Management
APA See: Chapter 10 of the Student Q Manual (pdf 517kb)
Business Law & Taxation APA/AGLC See:
Chapter 12 of the Student Q Manual (pdf 517kb),
See also: Law Library Citing legal references

See also: Australian Guide to Legal Citation (pdf 3mb), 3rd ed, Melbourne University Law Review Association, 2010

Education

Faculty of Education
Recommended styleLinks
APA

Harvard

Referencing conventions: representing others' ideas

Engineering

DepartmentRecommended styleLinks
Chemical Engineering Use any style consistently  
Civil Engineering Harvard Using the Author-date (Harvard) referencing system (pdf, 58kb)
Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering IEEE Using the IEEE referencing system (pdf, 59kb)
Mechanical Engineering Use any style consistently  
Materials engineering AIP American Institute of Physics (AIP) style

Information Technology

School / CentreRecommended styleLinks
All Faculty of Information Technology masters coursework and undergraduate units should use the American Psychological Association (APA) Style Guide
Note: some unit lecturers may instead specify Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Style Manual
APA


IEEE
American Psychological Association (APA) style examples

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) style examples

Law

Recommended style

Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC3) 
(Melbourne University Law Review Association, 3rd ed, 2010)

Available online (pdf view only) or there are print copies available at Law Library Ref (A114 M517A 2010) and at other branch libraries.

Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

School / CentreDepartmentRecommended styleLinks
School of Biomedical Science Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Vancouver style See Journal of biological chemistry instructions to authors
School of Biomedical Science Microbiology Details provided to students by department  
School of Nursing and Midwifery   APA  
School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine Psychology APA  
Centre for Paramedic Studies   Vancouver  
Central Clinical School   Vancouver  

Pharmacy

Recommended style
see British journal of pharmacology: Instructions to authors
also view: Writing in Pharmacy

Science

School / CentreDepartmentRecommended styleLinks
School of Applied Sciences and Engineering at Gippsland campus Harvard Citing and Referencing library guide - Harvard
School of Applied Sciences and Engineering at Peninsula campus APA see School of Nursing and Midwifery referencing guidelines (pdf, 140kb)
School of Biological Sciences Biology CSIRO style Essay Writing Guidelines for the School of Biological Sciences (doc, 411kb)
School of Chemistry Chemistry Use any style consistently  
School of Mathematical Sciences   Use any style consistently  
School of Physics Physics Harvard Citing and Referencing library guide - Harvard