Cite Your Sources: APA Reference List
This video explains how to format and structure your reference list in APA format. Please note this is using APA 6th edition.
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This short Library video will show you how to create an APA style Reference List.
Where does the Reference List go? The reference list goes at the end of your paper
What does the reference list include? It should include any source that you cite in your assignment. Do not include items in your Reference List if you have not cited them in your assignment.
What should the Reference List look like? It needs to be on a new, separate page.
The title should be References. Centre it at the top of the page. Don't put it in bold or underline the title.
List your sources alphabetically by author.
Authors should be listed by Last name, First Initials.
Make sure that it is double-spaced throughout, with no extra spaces between reference entries.
Use a hanging indent to format all of the sources.
Refer to the APA style guide to format different types of references.
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This concludes the library video on how to create an APA style Reference List.