Citations allow your readers to follow up sources you have referred to, so citing is in the interests of scholarly investigation and the sharing of ideas.
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Referencing is an essential part of your academic research-skillset. Building these skills early on is a lasting investment for a lifelong researcher.
Use the resources highlighted in this section to help improve your knowledge and understanding of referencing fairly quickly. Buttons link out to resources outside this guide.
These resources provide an overview
Use Re:Cite to check the finer details such as proper punctuation and stylistic requirements when using the American Psychological Association style for your referencing in written academic work.
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These quickguides are available and offer concise summaries of the basics of APA 6th style.
The Options for managing references guide is helpful starting point, for investigating the benefits of using reference management programs and the best tool to support your individual needs.