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Referencing - APA 7th

APA 7th Referencing

The examples below will help you to understand the basic components of common reference types in the APA 7th style. Refer to the following APA publications for more examples:

Journal articles:

Here is an example of an APA 7th reference for a journal article:

In-text citation:

(Gold, 2019) or According to Gold (2019) …

In the Reference List:

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Articles are published within Journals.

The author's name is J. Gold. The article title is: Overcoming students' limiting viewpoints via learner & stress mindset teaching interventions. The article was published in The European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences. The article appears in Volume 24, Issue 1, on pages 2805-2821.

Here is an example of a citation for a book:

In-text citation:

(Moran & Toner, 2017) or According to Moran and Toner (2017) …

In the reference list:


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The author’s names are A. Moran and J. Toner. The book title is A critical introduction to sport psychology. It was published by Routledge.

Here is an example of a citation for a chapter from a book:

In-text citation:

(Shah, 2018) or Shah (2018) advocates ...

In the Reference List:

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The big clue that this is a book chapter citation is the word In. It tells you that the chapter 'Big data analytics in higher education' is in the book Maximizing social science research through publicly accessible data sets, on pages 38-61.

Website

Here is an example of a citation for information from a website:

In-text citation:

(Association of Massage Therapists, n.d.) or The Association of Massage Therapists (n.d.) states that ...

In the Reference List:


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The author’s name is the Association of Massage Therapists. The webpage title is Benefits of massage. There is no date given on the webpage. It was retrieved from the URL: http://www.amt.org.au/massage-and- you/benefits-of-massage.html

*Please note that there are various different ways to reference information found on webpages. Refer to the following guides for more examples: