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Research Repository

Guides on research and attribution

When creating academic and research content, the need to demonstrate current, authoritative and extensive research practices is critical.  Equally as critical is the need for correct attribution (citing and referencing) practices to respectfully acknowledge sources of information used to create your own work,

To support academic integrity practices, the Melbourne Polytechnic Library provides the following best-practice guides to ensure compliance to these academic research principles:

Research fundamentals

Referencing fundamentals

Referencing: self-paced instruction

Citing and referencing video

The literature review

Turnitin and academic integrity


Melbourne Polytechnic's citing and referencing tool ERNI is also available from the Library's website.  ERNI provides examples of citing and referencing for both Harvard and APA7 styles.