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Referencing guides

The University approved standard is APA 6th.  The official guide to this standard can be found on the Library's website. On this page, you can download a full PDF guide which has a large number of examples and explanatory notes. There is also a list of common source types on the website, with automatic reference builders for most types.   


Useful links

Huddersfield APA referencing guide An alphabetical list of resources with explanations about how to reference them. Most resource types include online reference builders. Simply fill in the form with the details of the thing that you're referencing, and the reference builder will create a reference that you can simply copy and paste into your work.

Learn the basics of APA 6th : free tutorials for learning the basics of APA 6th

APA 6th FAQs:  Frequently asked questions about APA 6th referencing style

APA 6th Style Blog: updated daily with more examples using the APA 6th referencing style


Help with Referencing

You can access support for referencing from your librarians via HudHelp, or by emailing

Your Academic Skills tutors can help you develop the skills you need to succeed with your studies. This includes support for citing and referencing in your assignments.

You can contact your School's Academic Skills tutor in your school through their contact page.