Make sure you find the right style for your subject, then find the right guide on the JCU Library's Referencing pages.
Does anyone in the "real world" really care about plagiarism? Well, yes. When Melania Trump's speech to the Republican National Convention appeared to be plagiarising a speech delivered by Michelle Obama, people were saying the speech writer should be fired.
Why? Because when you write for a living, you're expected to do it well and with integrity.
As university students, writing assignments is what you are doing for a "job". Treat it seriously.
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