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APA - Referencing Guide

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Word Tips

Create a Hanging Indent in Word

  1. In Word, highlight your references
  2. Right-mouse click and select Paragraph or click the small arrow in the Paragraph section of the Home tab
  3. In the Indentation section, click the Special drop down menu and select Hanging
  4. Click OK


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Exclude Reference List in Word Count

Step 1:

Select Word Count Tool from the status bar in the bottom left of your document.

You can count words, lines, paragraphs, and pages.

Step 2:

Uncheck the box to NOT include footnotes and endnotes (reference list)

Sources of More Information

Publication manual:

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).

This manual is located in the High Demand Collection, North Wing Level 3 of the Geoffrey Bolton Library at 808.02 AME 2020.

Online information:

Information about In Text Citations and References are also available on the APA Style website.

APA Publication Manual

First published in 1929, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the authoritative guide to APA style.

The current edition is the 7th edition (2020):