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Referencing: APA referencing

Examples for referencing different resources

About reference lists

A Reference List is a list of all the sources you have cited or directly quoted within your assignment. No additional items may be included.

APA format rules

  • Reference Lists should be at the end of the assignment on a separate page titled ‘References.’
  • It should be arranged alphabetically by author.
  • Use double line-spacing between entries.
  • Second and subsequent lines of references must be indented approx. 1.271 cm or 4-5 spaces.
  • If there is more than one entry for the same author, list entries by year with the earliest first.
  • If there is more than one entry for the same author and year, list entries alphabetically by title, and add a lower case letter to each year: ‘a’ for the first, ‘b’ for the second, etc.
     

Elements of a reference

APA referencing can be broken down into 4 parts

Author – who created the work

Date – when the work published

Title – what the work is called

Source – where others can retrieve the work

 

Books and EBooks

Example reference list

References

 

Bodjaziski, C. (Producer & Director). (2020). Why do we fall for fake news? [Film; educational video]. In C. Bodjaziski (Producer & Director), The digital literacy series: Fake news. ClickView.

 

Borg, K., & Smith, L. (2018). Digital inclusion and online behaviour: five typologies of Australian internet users. Behaviour & Information Technology, 37(4), 367–380. https://doi.org/10.1080/0144929X.2018.1436593

 

Petrie, E., Reid, S., & Guzys, D. (2014). Case management. In D. Guzys & E. Petrie (Eds.). An introduction to community and primary health care. (pp. 158-169). Cambridge.

 

Reardon, A. [How To Cook That]. (2020, September 4). Exposing 8 viral video tricks that will blow your mind: debunking 2020 [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfpjlxgJMMc

 

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