APA 7th Referencing Guide — Maps

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APA Referencing Guide — Maps

Maps referencing guide (PDF download).


  • Include as much information as possible, e.g. scale, type of map.
  • For dynamically created maps (e.g. Google Maps and many of the Digimap products) does not have a title, describe the map in square brackets, and include a retrieval date.
  • For static (including printed) maps with a published name, italicise the title and follow with [Map] in square brackets.
  • If you are referencing a long URL, you are encouraged to use a URL shortening service, e.g. Bitly or TinyURL.
  • If referencing Digimap products, further advice can be found on the Digimap website

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