Citing the sources you use is important because when you draw from other peoples work in your writing and research and do not acknowledge those sources you can be accused of plagiarism or academic misconduct. Citations also allow your readers to follow the sources you have referred to in your work.
Always consult your course profile or lecturer for the preferred citation style for each course. The School of Veterinary Science is currently in a transition phase to using Vancouver referencing style from 2024. Use this guide if your lecturer/tutor indicates that you should use the UQ AVJ style of referencing.
Adapted from Instructions for authors for submissions to the journal of the Australian Veterinary Association, published by Wiley, the Australian Veterinary Journal referencing style is based on Vancouver citing numerical style, with some variations approved for use at UQ.
Keep in mind the following points:
This referencing style guide provides a set of rules on how to acknowledge the thoughts, ideas and works of others when you use them in your own work.
Many types of publication examples have been provided in this guide. If you cannot find the example you need, you can:
Suggestions for citing these formats, if there is not an existing rule in your referencing style:
EndNote is a sophisticated citation manager. Use EndNote to: