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APA Referencing Guide (Avoiding Common Mistakes): Referencing

This guide provides examples on how to refer sources using APA style.


Reference sources acknowledge the original source of information. Scholars and researchers have to properly refer to all citations mentioned in the manuscript or article. This LibGuide will provide examples of proper ways to do referencing and will also share common mistakes students commit when referencing a source using APA format. 

Purdue Online Writing Lab provides basic APA rules. 

The examples provided follow APA 6th edition. 


Components of a Reference List


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