Referencing or citing your sources is an important part of academic writing. It lets you:
The UWA Faculty of Law requires students to use the Australian Guide to Legal Citation for formatting references.
The Australian Guide to Legal Citation is a referencing style for legal citations that consists of:
Important! What to do if your source doesn’t match any the available templates:
See page xiii of the guide: “when there is no rule for a particular source in the AGLC, users should attempt to adapt the closest fitting rule”. In other words, find the reference type that most closely matches your source and adapt it according to the general AGLC rules.
EndNote is a powerful software program that helps you organise and format references. UWA students and staff can download it for free.
To learn more: