A new edition of the APA Publication Manual is here!
The American Psychological Association (APA) published a new version of its Publication Manual in October 2019. This means there will be some changes to the way APA referencing is done. Don't worry! For the most part referencing has been made simpler, and Te Whare Mātauranga / Learning Resource Centre is here to help you get your head around the changes.
We have completed updating this guide to APA 7th ed. If you wish to see a list of what some of the changes are, please see
When writing an assignment, you will use various sources to find information. You must acknowledge the ideas taken from any resources you use.
There are several reasons why you should acknowledge your sources: