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APA 6th referencing style

A guide to using the APA 6th referencing style.

UpToDate

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of section – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of section. In Editor(s) – initials and family name, use & for multiple editors (Ed. OR Eds.), Title of database – italicised Retrieved, Month Date, Year - of retrieval, from http://www.xxxxxx

In-text reference

(Zachary, 2018)

Zachary (2018) has argued that ....

Reference list

Zachary, K. C. (2018). Treatment of seasonal influenza in adults. In M. S. Hirsch & A. R. Thorner (Eds.), UpToDate. Retrieved May 3, 2018, from https://www-uptodate-com.ezp3.library.uq.edu.au/contents/treatment-of-seasonal-influenza-in-adults

EndNote reference type

Electronic book section

Convert to Plain Text as last step. Edit reference list entry to italicise "UpToDate". Add Month Date, Year of retrieval to Retrieved from statement.

Cochrane Review

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of journal article – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of journal article. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Volume – year is used, italicised(Issue or number), Page number(s). doi:xx.xxxxx

In-text reference

(Shaw, O’Rourke, Del Mar, & Kenardy, 2005)

Shaw, O’Rourke, Del Mar, and Kenardy (2005) stated that ....

Reference list

Shaw, K., O'Rourke, P., Del Mar, C., & Kenardy, J. (2005). Psychological interventions for overweight or obesity. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2005(2), 1-75. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD003818.pub2

EndNote reference type Journal article

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Elements of the reference Author. Year. Title of report - italicised. Retrieved from http://www.xxxx
In-text reference

(Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2016)

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2016) has found that ....

Reference list

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2016). Australia's health 2016. Retrieved from https://www.aihw.gov.au/getmedia/9844cefb-7745-4dd8-9ee2-f4d1c3d6a727/19787-AH16.pdf.aspx?inline=true

EndNote reference type

Report

If a corporate author(s), include comma at end eg. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare,

Codes of conduct

Elements of the reference Author. Year. Title of report - italicised. Retrieved from http://www.xxxx
In-text reference

(Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, 2018)

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (2018) states that ....

Reference list

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. (2018). Code of conduct for nurses.  Retrieved from http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Codes-Guidelines-Statements/Professional-standards.aspx.

EndNote reference type

Report

If a corporate author(s) is used, include comma at end eg. Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia,

Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH)

Elements of the reference

Title of entry. (Year - use n.d. if no year available). In Title of work - italicised. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxx

In-text reference (Allergy, 2018)
Reference list

Allergy. (2018). In Australian Medicines Handbook. Retrieved from https://amhonline-amh-net-au.ezproxy.library.uq.edu.au/chapters/allergy-anaphylaxis/allergy?menu=vertical. 

EndNote reference type

Electronic book 

Add Title of entry into Author field.

British Pharmacopoeia Online

Elements of the reference

Title of entry. (Year - use n.d. if no year available). In Title of work - italicised. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxx

In-text reference (Aspirin tablets, 2018)
Reference list

Aspirin tablets. (2018). In British Pharmacopoeia Online. Retrieved from https://www-pharmacopoeia-com.ezproxy.library.uq.edu.au/monographs/Aspirin-tablets.pdf

EndNote reference type

Electronic book 

Add Title of entry into Author field.

Electronic Therapeutic Guidelines Complete (eTG complete)

Elements of the reference

Title of entry. (Year - use n.d. if no year available). In Title of work - italicised. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxx

In-text reference (Principles of appropriate antimicrobial prescribing, 2015).
Reference list

Principles of appropriate antimicrobial prescribing. (2015). In Electronic Therapeutic Guidelines Complete. Retrieved from https://tgldcdp-tg-org-au.ezproxy.library.uq.edu.au/viewTopic?topicfile=antimicrobial-use-principles#toc_d1e123

EndNote reference type

Electronic book 

Add Title of entry into Author field.

MIMS Online

Elements of the reference Title of entry. (Year - use n.d. if no year available). In Title of work - italicised. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxx
In-text reference (Betamin, 2018)
Reference list Betamin. (2018). In MIMS Online. https://www-mimsonline-com-au.ezproxy.library.uq.edu.au/Search/ShowPDF.aspx?xmlDoc=02183.xml&XSLKey=PIxsl_pdf&PathKey=AbbrevPIxmlPath
EndNote reference type

Electronic book 

Add Title of entry into Author field.