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.

Chicago referencing guide

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 Guide

Essentials of APA style for formatting your assignments(external link).

Automatic Referencing Tools

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

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

Other automatic tools - things to know
Learn about tools like Citefast & RefME


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