Using Information

How to avoid plagiarism by summarizing and note taking effectively, and by citing your sources.

APA Referencing HANDOUT

If you have a resource you need to reference, check this handout for the APA style you will need for many basic resource formats, such as books, journals, newspapers etc. Resource S10. DOWNLOAD: APA Referencing HANDOUT

What is a citation? VIDEO

A short video clip showing what type of things can have a citation, and what citations look like. Quiz included. Video clip is 0:40 secs. Produced by University of South Florida and EduCanon. Resource S11. LINK TO:

APA formatting and style guide WEBSITE

Purdue University in the USA have produced an excellent website page with examples of APA referencing to follow. Use this website to check your bibliography. Resource S12. LINK TO:

APA Reference Style Guide WEBSITE

Northern Michigan University in the USA has also produced an easy to use guide with examples for the different resources you might need to cite. Resource S14. LINK TO:

Why you need to cite sources VIDEO

A simple and clear introduction to why you need to cite the sources you use in your research. Produced by the College of San Mateo, US. Video is 2.09 min. Resource S16.

APA Referencing Images HANDOUT

Electronic images need different information for the APA reference than usual – this handout gives you the format needed, with examples. For other examples refer to S10 in this website. Resource S20. DOWNLOAD: APA Referencing Images HANDOUT

APA Referencing Websites HANDOUT

Websites often don’t include the information you need for an APA reference. This gives examples of what to do. For other general examples refer to S10 in this website, or for detailed examples when information is missing from your website, refer to S22 produced by the American Psychological Association (APA). Resource S21. DOWNLOAD: APA Referencing Websites HANDOUT

APA Referencing Websites with missing information HANDOUT

How to Cite Something You Found on a Website in APA Style: What to Do When Information Is Missing. This one page document by the American Psychological Association (APA) gives examples of what to do in the many cases when Website information needed for a reference is missing. Resource S22. DOWNLOAD: APA Referencing Websites Detail HANDOUT

APA Referencing Personal Communications HANDOUT

How do you cite an interview, email, telephone call or other personal communication – a simple and quick guide. For other examples refer to S10 in this website. Resource S23. DOWNLOAD: APA Referencing Personal Communication HANDOUT

APA Referencing for Artworks HANDOUT

A handout useful for understanding the citation necessary for artworks, including originals in an art gallery or museum, artwork which is reproduced in books, journals or online, and artworks which may be freestanding in location. Resource S24. DOWNLOAD: APA Referencing Art Resources HANDOUT