1. Objectives
2. Plagiarism
2.1 What is Plagiarism?
2.2 Examples of Plagiarism
2.3 How to Avoid Plagiarism?
3. Citation Styles
3.1 APA Style
3.2 Citing References in Text
3.3 Reference List
  - Books and Book Chapters
  - Reference Works
  - Periodicals
  - Online Periodicals
  - Newspaper Articles
  - Meetings and Symposia
  - Dissertations and Theses
  - Audiovisual Media
  - Internet Resources
4. Resources of APA Style
  4.1 Library Resources
  4.2 Online Resources
5. 引証中文資料

3.1 APA Style

The APA Style is the editorial style commonly used in the field of social and behavioral sciences and has been used to present written material by writers around the world.

APA Style rules and guidelines are found in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. They are designed for clear and consistent presentation of written material.


American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the
        American Psychological Association
(6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Call no.: BF76.7 .P83 2010

Update information of the APA Style can be found at the following resources:

* As a general rule, students of EdUHK may use the APA Style for writing papers or bibliographies.