APA Guides

Official Marjon APA Guidance

The Official Marjon Guide to APA Referencing

The Marjon Quick Guide to APA Referencing

Please note that these guides are updated regularly as new queries come to light, so may be subject to change. It is recommended that you use this guide as an online PDF so you are always adhering to the latest guidance. 


Other useful sources for referencing

Digital tools for effective referencing – Video Guide

Library Resources

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.). Washington, DC: APA

Pears, R. & Shields, G. (2016). Cite them right: the essential referencing guide. (10th ed.). London: Palgrave

Online Resources:
What is APA style
An overview from the APA style blog pages

APA Style Blog
The official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition, run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day.

Marjon Library Guide to APA style
An overview of APA style from EBSCO and accessed via Discovery

APA citation style guide from bibguide
A resource that includes lots of advice on using APA style for referencing

The Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab
An excellent resource outlining lots of advice on using APA style for referencing

Frequently Asked Questions from the APA website
Quick answers to common questions about using APA style.

APA Style Tutorial
Basic rules of APA style from the APA website.

Referencing and avoiding plagiarism
An overview on the Palgrave Study Skills website

If you aren’t using Mendeley this could be useful in checking you’ve captured all citations in the reference list

Google Slide Set on APA Referencing Style:

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