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APA 6th referencing style

A guide to using the APA 6th referencing style.

Unpublished thesis

Elements of the reference

Author - last name, initial(s). (Year). Title of thesis - italicised (Unpublished doctoral dissertation or master's thesis). Name of institution, Location.

In-text reference

(Rahman, 2013)

Rahman (2013) found that ....

Reference list

Rahman, M. (2013). Using authentic materials in the writing classes: Tertiary level scenario. (Unpublished master's thesis). BRAC University, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

EndNote reference type

Thesis

Add either "Unpublished doctoral dissertation" or "Unpublished master's thesis" to the "Degree" field

Thesis retrieved from website

Elements of the reference

Author - last name, initial(s). (Year of preparation of thesis). Title of thesis – italicised (Doctoral dissertation or master's thesis, Institution, Location). Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxx

In-text reference

(Axford, 2007)

Axford (2007) found that ....

Reference list

Axford, J.C. (2007). What constitutes success in Pacific Island community conserved areas? (Doctoral dissertation, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia). Retrieved from http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:158747

EndNote reference type Thesis

Thesis retrieved from database

Elements of the reference

Author - last name, initials. (Year of preparation of thesis). Title of thesis – italicised (Doctoral dissertation or master's thesis. Retrieved from Database Name. (Accession or order number in database)

In-text reference

(Sheehan, 2007)

Sheehan (2007) reported that ....

Reference list

Sheehan, L. R. (2007). Destination management organizations: A stakeholder perspective (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Proquest Digital Dissertations. (AAT NR25719)

EndNote reference type Thesis