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Helen K Whittaker

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APA is a referencing and editorial style from the American Psychological Association. It is the referencing style used by students studying Psychology at Oxford Brookes.

  • Library guide to using APA 7 - a document to guide you through referencing a variety of different publication types using APA 7.
  • Cite Them Right Online is another tool that can help you correctly reference your source. Don't forget to filter the results to the APA style.
  • Basics of 7th edition APA Style Tutorial - from the American Psychological Association for those with little or no previous knowledge of APA style. In this tutorial you will learn how to apply some basic editorial and referencing rules of the APA style.
  • APA Style reference examplesexamples of the most common works that writers cite .These are taken from the APA 7 manual published by the American Psychological Association 
  • APA Style and Grammar Guidelines - these guidelines pages present information about APA Style as described in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
  • The library has print copies of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association : the official guide to APA style. 7th edition. This is in the library at 808.06615 AME.
  • EndNote: reference management software for assisting with studying, research and creating bibliographies
  • EndNote Guide for Psychology students and staff (Word or PDF)

More information about referencing and plagiarism can be found on the Library's Reference and avoid plagiarism web page

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