Education: APA 6th

Why cite?

When submitting a piece of academic work you need to properly acknowledge the material you have consulted. Citing and referencing is important to:

  • verify quotations
  • enable readers to identify and follow up works you have referred to
  • to avoid plagiarism
  • maintain academic integrity.

For more information on citing and referencing consult the library's Demystifying citing and referencing tutorial.


APA 6th Referencing

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APA 6th Referencing

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What style does the Faculty of Education use?

The Monash University Faculty of Education generally prefers the American Psychological Association (APA) citing and referencing style. APA style is an author-date citation style.

There are two major components to the APA style:

All in-text citations must have a corresponding reference list entry, and the converse applies for reference list entries. For further information, consult the Monash APA Citing and Referencing Library Guide.

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