All in-text references should be listed in the reference list at the end of your document.
The purpose of the reference list entry is to contain all the information that a reader of your work needs to follow-up on your sources. An important principle in referencing is to be consistent.
When compiling your APA Reference List, you should:
An example of a complete Reference List can be seen on our 'Sample Reference List' page.
The terms ‘Bibliography’ and ‘Reference List’ are often used interchangeably, however a reference list only includes items you have referenced in your assignment whereas, a bibliography also includes items used to prepare your assignment.
Always check with your teacher for which they require.
A basic reference list entry for a book (print version) in APA must include:
Fletcher, D. P. (2018). Disruptors: Success strategies for women who break the mold. Entrepreneur Press.
A basic reference list entry for a journal article in APA must include:
Example: Ruxton, C. (2016). Tea: Hydration and other health benefits. Primary Health Care, 26(8), 34-42. doi:10.7748/phc.2016.e1162