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APA (6th Edition) Referencing Guide

Referencing Guide based on the 6th Edition of APA style

APA 6th Edition

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About APA Style

APA Style is the referencing and publication style created and supported by the American Psychological Association. It is an author-date style, which means you use the surnames of the authors and the date of publication in text, and the reference list is in alphabetical order.

This guide has been adapted from:


Introduction to APA interactive tutorial

APA 6th handout

This PDF document was last updated in 2015. Use it as a handy guide to keep with you while working on your assignments, but refer back to either this LibGuide or the APA Handbooks to make sure you have the latest advice.

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