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APA - Referencing Guide

Theses

Format

Standard format for citation

Unpublished:

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of thesis: Subtitle [Unpublished thesis type]. Name of University..

 

Published:

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of thesis: Subtitle. Publisher.

 

From a database:

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of thesis: Subtitle (Identifier, if applicable) [Thesis type, Name of University]. Database Name. URL

 

From a repository:

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of thesis: Subtitle (Identifier, if applicable) [Thesis type, Name of University]. Repository Name. URL

Examples

Thesis in print: Unpublished

Hos, J. (2005). Mechanochemically synthesized nanomaterials for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell membranes [Unpublished PhD thesis]. University of Western Australia.

Milnes, G. M. (1998). Adolescent depression: The use of generative instruction to increase rational beliefs and decrease irrational beliefs and depressed mood [Unpublished M.Appl.Psy. thesis]. Murdoch University.

Thesis in print: Published

May, B. (2007). A survey of radial velocities in the zodiacal dust cloud. Canopus Publishing.

Thesis from a database

Roemmele, M. (2018). Neural networks for narrative continuation (Publication No. 22621448) [Doctoral dissertation, University of Southern California]. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

Thesis from a repository

Ryan, J. (2014). The measurement and meaning of coping in psychiatric patients [PhD thesis, Murdoch University]. Murdoch University Research Repository. https://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/24254/