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Foundations for Professional Health Practice: Referencing

APA 6th referencing guide

For FPHP you will need to reference your sources in the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th ed referencing style. See the library's referencing guide here:

How do I reference...

What is referencing?

Referencing is acknowledging the source of other people's ideas that you have used or mentioned in your work. You need to reference direct quotations, facts and figures, as well as the ideas and theories that you use. The reader is then able to find the original source of the information to check it or follow up a point.

Watch the following video to find out about referencing:


Try our interactive tutorial:


See a sample paragraph with in-text citations and reference list:

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