Referencing

Referencing Skills Course

Need help with referencing? Work through our online APA Referencing course, for step-by-step guidance and practice.

Click on the link below (you may need to Log in to Moodle). If the course is not visible, use the self-enrol option.
APA 7th ed Referencing(external link)  


Referencing guides

APA style 7th edition

NMIT APA Referencing 7th ed Guide [PDF, 480 KB] -  Use the interactive Contents page to jump to the examples you need.

Massey University Interactive 7th ed Guide(external link) - This guide allows for customised interactive examples.

NMIT APA Referencing 7th ed Mini Guide [PDF, 359 KB]  - Mini guide covering common sources.

APA 6th & 7th changes - document [PDF, 251 KB] - key changes between APA 6th and 7th edition or short video(external link) - the first 2 mins cover the most notable referencing changes. 

Chicago style

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 Referencing?

A brief introduction(external link) - this video [1.46min] from the Robert Gordon University Library gives a good overview of what referencing is and why we do it.

Paraphrasing versus quoting(external link) - An excellent overview produced by SCCC Library.

APA Style Guide (external link) - visit the American Psychological Association's APA Style page.

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