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(Academic) Papers that have been written about Mahara. You can find presentations in a separate section.
There is a separate page for books.
Ideally, the reference style you use will be APA 6th.
O'Toole, R. (2013). A report on e-portfolios: Design features, uses, benefits, examples & emerging trends. Working Paper. University of Warwick, Coventry, UK: University of Warwick. (unpublished paper)
Skandera, R., & Hall, P. (2011). Languages and the New Zealand Curriculum: E-Portfolios in language learning. (unpublished paper)