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Reference styles

Use a reference style to format references and reference list uniformly and correctly. Use templates and examples in a style guide to format your references uniformly and correctly.

The reference styles are usually divided into three main types:

Parenthetical or author-year
The source is indicated with the author's last name and year of publication in parentheses in the text.
For example APA and Harvard.

Numbered
The source is indicated by a number in the text.
For example Vancouver.

Footnote
The source is indicated by a footnote at the bottom of the text page using a numeric note in the text.
For example Oxford.

Different diciplines and subjects use different reference styles and style guides. Therefore, ask your teacher or supervisor which reference style and style guide you should use.

Style guides for some common reference styles

Use templates and examples in a style guide to format your references uniformly and correctly. The templates and examples show what information should be included, and in what order the information should be placed.

Different disciplines and subjects use different reference styles and style guides. Therefore, ask your teacher or supervisor which reference style and style guide you should use.

AMA

APA

Harvard

IEEE

Oxford

Vancouver

Checklist for references