APA 7th Referencing: Home

About this guide

This guide is an introduction to the APA (American Psychological Association) referencing system.

It is based on  the APA's official style guide:

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000

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Which referencing style should I be using?

Before you write your reference list or bibliography, check with your academic which style they prefer you to use and refer to the instructions included with your assignment.

Information about why you need to reference is available in the Academic Integrity at VU guide.

American Psychological Association (APA) resources

Advice on APA 7th style can be found on the official APA style blog and official APA Style website.

Specific links:

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