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Referencing: APA 6th Resources

Resources for APA 6th Edition

This page contains resources for those who are still referencing using APA 6th edition. This includes:

  • ECU Library APA 6th referencing guide
  • The ECU Quick Guide to APA 6th Referencing PDF.
  • Information about the print manual.
  • Links to video tutorials on the Academic Writer database.

If you have further questions, please contact the Library at library@ecu.edu.au and mention that your questions are related to the 6th edition.

 

Please ensure you are using the correct edition for your purposes. For coursework students, ask your unit coordinator whether they would like you to reference using APA 6th edition or the newer APA 7th edition. If you are preparing a work for publication, check the author submission guidelines.

ECU Library APA 6th referencing guide

This is an archived copy of the previous ECU Referencing Guide, with guidance on referencing using APA 6th edition.

Quick Guide to APA 6th Referencing (PDF)

Quick Guide to APA Referencing at ECU

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition)

Copies of the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the APA are available at the Library on each campus. This book is only available in print.

Please ensure you are using the correct edition for your purposes. For coursework students, ask your unit coordinator whether they would like you to reference using APA 6th edition or the newer APA 7th edition. If you are preparing a work for publication, check the author submission guidelines.

Academic Writer: Getting Started with APA (6th) Style

Academic Writer is an American Psychological Association database with APA style referencing help. Academic Writer will continue to give guidance on APA 6th edition until mid-2020.

Getting Started With APA Style

Learn the basics of APA Style, including how to format a manuscript, understand the form and function of common manuscript parts, organize and express your thoughts clearly and precisely, employ the mechanics of style, use graphic elements effectively, credit sources and acknowledge the contributions of others, and construct a comprehensive and reliable reference list.

Academic Writer

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