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Databases, books and ebooks, referencing, websites and locating tests and measurements in Psychology.

Avoiding plagarism

Plagiarism is very serious and it is important to understand what it is and how to avoid it. 

Referencing style

A referencing style is a set of rules telling you how to acknowledge the thoughts, ideas and works of others in a particular way.

Referencing is a crucial part of successful academic writing and is key to your assignments and research.

For Psychology, the APA style is commonly used.

Important information  However, always check with your lecturer, tutor or course co-ordinator about the referencing style they want you to use.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association


EndNote is reference management software. Use it to:

  • organise and store your references
  • create in text citations and reference lists in a specified style.

 It is available to current University of Queensland students and staff:

Other software

There are many other reference management software available. Some are free and some require payment. Some common ones include:-