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Referencing / Citation Styles: APA


The following links and examples are based on more detailed information in the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.

APA is the publishing style established by the American Psychological Association. APA style is used in all of the books and journals that the association publishes, and is widely adopted in the social and behavioural sciences.

If your Dept provides information about APA that differs from what you find on the APA website or APA publications, please consult your tutor, lecturer or department before deciding what version to use.

APA 7th edition now in the Library

Key changes between APA 6th ed. and APA 7th ed. from Auckland University Library and Learning Services.

APA 7th for EndNote was updated 29 Apr 2022 - download from


Copies of the following books are held widely around the Library system. Call numbers vary between different libraries.