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It is important that you acknowledge all the sources you use in your writing so that you:

  • show your assessor how widely you have read
  • provide evidence to support and strengthen your arguments and statements
  • demonstrate academic integrity
  • enable the reader to locate the sources referred to in your paper
  • credit the original author(s) for their work.

Video:  How many references do I need?  (4:23)

This short video provides some answers to a commonly asked question


Here are some other great referencing resources:

  • Deakin Guide to Referencing includes general requirements as well as information on all the major referencing styles
  • You can make an appointment to discuss referencing questions with the Study Support team