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APA Referencing Guide

APA Referencing Guide

Our basics of APA for Education (PDF) is designed to help you reference in the APA style quickly and simply, using specific examples for the School of Education.

The Curtin APA guide is back by popular demand too!

About APA

The referencing style of the American Psychological Association, or APA, is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition, 2010). It is used in the Schools of Education and Clinical Psychology.

It is important to reference correctly to:

  • Avoid allegations of plagiarism by acknowledging and giving credit to the works of others that you have used, via in text citations. 
  • Clearly and simply enable another person (or perhaps even yourself) to relocate the information or item referred to, via the reference list.


Other Resources:

UTS HELPS has resources for avoiding plagiarism

APA Style Blog: The official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Provides extensive support and clarification for all aspects of the APA style.

James Cook University APA Style Guide: a comprehensive, practical guide to APA.

UWS ICite: Use the drop down menus to deliver quick and easy information on how to cite a variety of different reference types. 

Sample Educational report from HELPS using APA style

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