Easy Cite

Describes how to quote and paraphrase the words of other authors, and write citations in Harvard, APA, AGLC4, Vancouver, IEEE, and Chicago referencing styles.


Using Easy Cite

Easy Cite and Mac with Chrome browser

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Easy Cite was developed using the relevant style manuals. Some styles are open to interpretation. Easy Cite is intended as a guide only.

The Library includes as many examples of reference types as possible. If the style does not include your specific reference example, consider applying the format from existing examples within Easy Cite to your reference or checking the relevant style manual.

For guides to other referencing styles, or if you'd prefer to work with a printed guide, visit our Referencing guides for printing.


The Easy Cite referencing tool is inaccessible to keyboard users and assistive technologies. You can navigate it on touch screen devices. Check the Referencing guides for printing for more accessible alternatives.



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Introduction to using Easy Cite

Transcript: Introduction to Easy Cite, (MS Word, 15Kb 1p)

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.