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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:

See the following example of in-text citation and a reference list in APA style:

How do I reference...



What is referencing?

Referencing is a standardised method of acknowledging sources of information and ideas that you have used in your assignments, in a way that uniquely identifies their source. Direct quotations, facts and figures, as well as ideas and theories, from both published and unpublished works, must be referenced.

Why reference?

Referencing is necessary to avoid plagiarism, to verify quotations, and to enable readers to follow-up and read more fully the cited author's arguments.

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