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Support for Melbourne Polytechnic offshore partners: Academic integrity & referencing

This guide provides Library services and resources information for Melbourne Polytechnic's offshore partners.

Academic integrity & referencing

Referencing - what is it and why is it critical in supporting academic integrity? 

Find out what referencing means and how to correctly cite sources of information in your assessments.  The library guide, Referencing fundamentals, is available on the Library website. 


You may also like to choose online self-paced training to become more familiar with referencing.  Click on the picture below or find the videos on the Library webpage under Referencing: self-paced instruction.


There is also a video on citing and referencing which also explains the concepts.‚Äč

Citing and Referencing Video

ERNI referencing tool

ERNI is the name of Melbourne Polytechnic Library's academic referencing tool.  

ERNI provides examples of how to correctly cite and reference many sources of information including print and ebooks, journal articles, videos, conference papers and much more.  Both Harvard and APA7 styles are represented within this referencing tool.

ERNI is accessible from the Library's website, or simply click on the image below. 


Turnitin - supporting academic integrity

At Melbourne Polytechnic, many courses use software called Turnitin to support academic integrity in written assessments.   

Click on the link below to find out more about Turnitin, or refer to the Turnitin Library guide