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APA 7th referencing style

This is a guide to using the APA 7th referencing style from the American Psychological Association. It is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Conference paper

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of paper – last name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year, Month Date(s)). Title of paper - italicised. [Type of paper eg. Paper presentation]. Conference Name, Location. DOI or Web address - if available.

In-text reference

(Norton et al., 2018)

Norton et al. (2018) stated that ....

Reference list

Norton, M., Moloney, G., Burke, S., Sanson, A., & Louis, W. (2018, September 27-30). Psychological responses to social threats: From stigma to solidarity [Paper presentation]. 2018 APS Congress Psychology advancing into a new age, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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Conference paper

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Poster presentation

Elements of the reference

Author(s) - last name, initial(s). (Year, Month, date(s)). Title - italicised [Poster presentation]. Conference Name, Location. DOI or Web address - if available

In-text reference

(Snoswell, 2016)

Snoswell (2016)

Reference list

Snoswell, C. (2016, October 31 - November 3). Models of care for store-and-forward teledermatology in Australia [Poster presentation]. 7th International Conference on Successes and Failures in Telehealth, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Conference paper

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Cancelled conference paper

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of paper – last name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year, Month Date(s)). Title of paper - italicised. [Type of paper eg. Paper presentation]. Conference Name, Location. DOI or Web address - if available (Conference cancelled)

In-text reference

(Johnson, 2020)

Johnson (2020) stated that ....

Reference list

Johnson, R. (2020, May 4 - 8). Positioning the library as a place of cultural safety. [Paper presentation]. ALIA National 2020 Conference: Courageous And Audacious, Sydney, Australia. (Conference cancelled)

EndNote reference type

Conference paper

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