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

APA referencing guides

NMIT printable guide [PDF, 428 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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