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APA Referencing & Plagiarism Guide

Use our referencing guide to understand how to correctly cite the sources of information you use when writing your assignments and papers.  Find information about:

  • Why you should reference, and how to avoid plagiarism.
  • When and where you should cite your sources.
  • How to cite different formats of information (like books, or journal articles, or reports) using the APA style.

The Library service supports the use of the APA (American Psychological Association) 6th edition referencing style.

You can also watch our instructional videos on to how to reference using APA style.


It is important to comply with copyright requirements when using information resources.  

Use the Students and Copyright guide (link below), to find out:

  • What is Copyright?
  • Why is Copyright important?
  • How much can you copy ("Fair Dealing")?


Aviation Exams

Business Exams

Fashion Business Exams

Hospitality Management Exams

Information Technology Exams

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Students:         Please use your Student network login.  
Lecturers:        Please use your Staff network login.
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