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Referencing in the APA style.


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Referencing and Plagiarism

This guide 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 - check out the Quick Examples boxes to the right.

You can use this guide along with our Self-Paced Referencing Course

South Metropolitan TAFE APA Referencing Guide

South Metropolitan TAFE Library APA Referencing guide, based on the 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2020). 


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