22 December 2009

Referring to Referencite

In writing my piece on referencing, I just Googled ‘apa referencing’ and here are the first page of search results.

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I was surprised by the results. First, I used Google.co.nz instead of Google.com (I normally use the later), and secondly the University of Auckland’s referencing resource Referen©ite did not feature at all on the first page.

I see:

But there is no sign of Referen©cite. I wonder why Google does not refer to Referen©ite on the first page (that’s a rhetorical question; I know how search engines rank sites).