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APA 6th referencing style

A guide to using the APA 6th referencing style.

About APA 6th

The “APA style” is an author-date style for citing and referencing information in assignments and publications. This guide is based on the "Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association" 6th edition (2010).

Always check with your lecturer or tutor about the bibliographic style preferred by the School. There may be differences in the style recommended by the School.

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This guide was updated on May 31, 2019. 

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