Use the guides and supporting information below to help you acknowledge your sources.

APA referencing guides

NMIT printable guide [PDF, 534 KB] - A basic guide showing referencing examples for most common sources. See the guides below for more information.

Interactive guide (Massey University)(external link) - Recommended guide for thorough coverage of a large variety of source examples and information.

Recommended guide for Nursing [PDF, 1.3 MB] - APA guide produced by Ara Institute of Canterbury (formerly CPIT).

Recommended guide for Social Sciences [PDF, 333 KB] - APA guide prepared by Dr Donna Swift.

Monash University guide(external link) - An interactive guide to citing & referencing in Chicago style.

Note: Chicago referencing style is used by Creative Industries. All other students refer to APA guides.

What is APA Referencing?

A brief introduction(external link) - Produced by Anthony Levine for the UTSA Judith G. Gardner Center for Writing Excellence.

How do I paraphrase or make a direct quote?Excellent overview(external link) produced by SCCC Library.

APA Style GuideEssentials of APA style for formatting your assignments(external link)

Automatic Referencing Tools

Zotero(external link) - IT Skills for Students.

Comprehensive referencing and citation tool - Recommended for staff and students engaged in more in depth research projects/assignments.

Important tips and information - A useful tool for those with some existing knowledge of APA.

Other automatic tools, things to knowLearn about tools like Citefast & RefME


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