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APA 6th referencing style

A guide to using the APA 6th referencing style.

Published conference paper

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of paper – last name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of paper. In Editor(s) - initial(s). last name (Ed(s).) Title of published proceeding – italicised. (pp. page numbers). Place of Publication: Publisher.

In-text reference

(Scheinin, 2009)

Scheinin (2009) stated that ....

Reference list

Scheinin, P. (2009). Using student assessment to improve teaching and educational policy. In M. O'Keefe, E. Webb, & K. Hoad (Eds.), Assessment and student learning: Collecting, interpreting and using data to inform teaching (pp. 12-14). Melbourne, Australia: Australian Council for Educational Research.

EndNote reference type Book section

Unpublished conference paper

Elements of the reference

Presenter name - last name, initial(s). (Year, month). Title of paper - italicised. Paper presented at the Conference name, Location. doi:doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx (if available).

In-text reference

(Bowden & Fairley, 1996)

Bowden and Fairley (1996) argued that ....

Reference list

Bowden, F.J., & Fairley, C.K. (1996, June). Endemic STDs in the Northern Territory: Estimations of effective rates of partner change. Paper presented at the Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian College of Physicians, Darwin.

EndNote reference type

Conference paper

Add the month in the Date field

Conference paper from proceedings published regularly online

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of paper – last name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of conference paper. Proceedings name – italicised, Volume – italicised(Issue or number), Page number(s). doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx

Author(s) of paper – last name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of conference paper. Proceedings name – italicised, Volume – italicised(Issue or number), Page number(s). Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx

In-text reference

(Herculano-Houzel, Wong, Kaas, & Lent, 2008)

Herculano-Houzel, Wong, Kaas, and Lent (2008) mentioned that ....

Reference list

Herculano-Houzel, S., Collins, C. E., Wong, P., Kaas, J. H. & Lent, R. (2008). The basic nonuniformity of the cerebral cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 12593-12598. doi:10.1073/pnas.0805417105

EndNote reference type

Electronic article

Include a DOI or web address in the URL as for an online journal article