Referencing links what you read with what you write.
It is important to reference all your sources:
At university you are expected to research widely and build your knowledge from the expertise of others.
Referencing acknowledges the sources used to develop your ideas and may include words, images, video, audio, statistics or websites.
Quality information strengthens your arguments and adds credibility.
Referencing enables you and your readers to locate your sources, avoid plagiarism and demonstrate academic integrity.