APA 7th Referencing Guide

University of Huddersfield

APA 7th Referencing Guide

The University's official referencing style is APA 7th. Some departments may use varying rules, so please check your module handbook. Postgraduate researchers (MA by Research and PGR) are able to discuss and select their preferred referencing style with supervisors.

This guide will take you through the basics of referencing in APA 7th, and includes instructions on how to cite and reference the most common source types. Please use the table of contents below, use the search box (the magnifying glass symbol at the top left corner of the screen), or use control+f to search within this page.

How to reference

Please read the information below carefully, as it will take you through the essential rules of APA 7th referencing. It covers most frequently asked questions about referencing and citing. This section is also available as a PDF download.

Reference builders

These reference builders will help you format references correctly, following APA 7th style. They also provide instructions on how to produce an in-text citation.

Please note:
  • It is your responsibility to proof-read your references carefully and correct any errors.
  • If you can't find the source you are looking for, please use the search button (magnifying glass icon) at the top left of the page.
  • There will not be specific guidance for every single source type. Sometimes you may need to find the source that is the closest ‘fit'. This may mean using elements from two source types.

Select the type of source you are referencing from the list below.

Help and support

For help with referencing, use the suggested resources and links below:

Guides to download and print:

web page URL: /pages/apareferencing/
last updated: Fri 07/Jul/2017 at 1:33pm