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Referencing

Recommended APA Systems

APA is a reference system which is published by the American Psychological Association. At University West APA is used for example in nursing and health studies.
  • APA documentation style Recommended by Division of Nursing and Specialist Nursing programmes. Bottom right is a foreseeable instruction in PDF
  • APA Style Recommended by Division of psychology and organizational studies. From the University of Gothenburg (in Swedish)

How to Cite Twitter, Facebook and other Social Media

Information about, for example, how to cite a twitter post is not yet in APA Style. Until then, you can use the recommendations from APA Styles blog.

Example from the blog How to Cite Twitter and Facebook and How to Cite Social Media in APA Style (Twitter, Facebook, and Google+)

About the blog:

"The APA Style Blog is the official companion to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition. It's run by a group of experts who work with APA Style every day. We publish weekly posts to talk about what we love—writing, publishing, and APA Style. We explore what APA Style is and how it works in a variety of areas, including reference citations of every sort, grammar and usage, the publication process, and social media."

The Citation Compass

The Citation Compass helps you with APA references, Source Criticism and Legislation about the Copyright Act, Patents and Trademarks.

The Citation Compass

APA Style - books

In the library we have books on APA Style

Kontakta biblioteket

Ring 0520 - 22 34 10 eller maila bibliotek@hv.se
Chatta med en bibliotekarie - vi svarar mellan kl. 10-17 alla helgfria vardagar under vår- och hösttermin.

Contact the Library

Phone 0520 - 22 34 10 or e-mail bibliotek@hv.se
Chat with a librarian - we are avaliable weekdays between 10 -17 o'clock during spring and autumn semester.