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Referencing Guide: APA

Find your referencing style and learn how to reference correctly

CDU APA Style

CDU APA 7th Referencing Style Guide 2022

What does APA referencing look like?

This sample essay shows how citations appear in an essay and what a reference list looks like.

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How do I...?

1. Remove any formatting you might have put in - no tabs, no extra spaces

2. Make sure all entries are left aligned

3. Select whole list of references

4. To create hanging indent on Windows PC = CTRL + T

5. To create hanging indent on Mac = Command + T

1. Highlight and select all your reference list entries

2. In the toolbar at the top of your word document click on the A-Z icon

3. You may need to add the extra line spaces in again

Writing a paper for Psychology?

Consult the Writing for Psychology guide if you are writing a paper to the conventions of the American Psychological Association.

APA Psychology Sample Essay

APA 7th resources

The American Psychological Association's APA website has comprehensive styles guidelines by topic and an informative blog: https://apastyle.apa.org/

You can also consult the print edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association available via Library Search .

 

NUR344 - Special referencing

Your lecturer has requested that you reference images provided within PowerPoint for the Infographics/Poster assignment. Please note that this is a special requirement - usually images that are part of a program like PowerPoint, Word or Canva do not need to be referenced. 

Use the following format: 

Reference: [Image description]. (year). PowerPoint Stock Image. 

Example: [Blood pressure cuff]. (n.d.). PowerPoint Stock Image. 

In-text: ("Image description", year)

Example: ("Blood pressure cuff", n.d.)

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