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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.

UpToDate

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of section – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of section. Title of database – italicised Retrieved, Month Date, Year - of retrieval, from Web address

In-text reference

(Zachary, 2018)

Zachary (2018) has argued that ....

Reference list

Zachary, K. C. (2018). Treatment of seasonal influenza in adults. 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 article

Add Month Date, Year to Date Access field

Cochrane Systematic Review

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of article – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year). Title of article. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. DOI address.

In-text reference

(Shaw et al., 2005)

Shaw et al. (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. https://doi.org/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. Web address
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. https://www.aihw.gov.au/getmedia/9844cefb-7745-4dd8-9ee2-f4d1c3d6a727/19787-AH16.pdf.aspx?inline=true

EndNote reference type

Report

Include comma at end eg. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare,

Codes of conduct

Elements of the reference

Author - last name, initial(s) or group author name. (Year). Title of report - italicised. Web address

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. 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. Web address

In-text reference (Allergy, 2018)
Reference list

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

EndNote reference type

Electronic book section

 

British Pharmacopoeia Online

Elements of the reference

Title of entry. (Year - use n.d. if no year available). In Title of work - italicised. Web address 

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

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

EndNote reference type

Electronic book section

 

eTG complete (Electronic Therapeutic Guidelines Complete)

Elements of the reference

Title of entry. (Year - use n.d. if no year available). In Title of work - italicised. Web address 

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

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

EndNote reference type

Electronic book section

 

MIMS Online

Elements of the reference

Title of entry. (Year - use n.d. if no year available). In Title of work - italicised. Web address 

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 section