Basics of Referencing

There are a number of different types of referencing, but the most widely used system in Canada is from the American Psychology Association (​APA​American Psychological Association), which uses the author’s surname and date in the text.

This is a YouTube video that provides an overview of how to properly cite/source references within your paper. It covers content such as using direct quotes and block quotes as well as what to do if you do not have a page number, date, or author’s name.

« Back to Student SuccessLast updated November 21, 2019
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