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Referencing in the APA style.

Referencing and Plagiarism

This LibGuide will help you to understand how to correctly cite the sources of information you use when writing your assignments and papers.   Find information about

  • WHY you should use referencing, 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 - look on the EXAMPLES tab for examples you can follow.

Resources on Referencing and Academic Writing

The Library has a number of resources on referencing and academic writing.  Here are some examples.

Ask Library staff if you need help to find other titles.

APA Guide 2015

The APA Referencing Guide provides an overview of APA Referencing.  Examples of in-text citations and reference list entries are included on pages 8 to 24.


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