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Senior School Referencing

Senior School help and support with academic integrity and referencing.

Kerferd Library Senior School Referencing

Updated for APA 7th edition

Referencing | Senior School: Getting started

In-text references (citations) and Reference lists (Bibliography) help you avoid plagiarism. When referencing the School uses APA 7th edition. APA is one of the more widely used referencing guidelines.

Use APA CiteMaker to build your references lists (bibliographies) as well as your in-text references (citations).

Referencing is a key part of the School's Academic Integrity policies and procedures. Copyright refers to who owns the work (text, images, data, etc.) you are using. Copyright and Creative Common licenses tell you if you have permission to use the other person's work and ideas.

  • Use the left hand menu options for an overview of how you should add references to your Reference List [Bibliography], as well as an introduction on how to do in text referencing.
  • Use APA CiteMaker to build you own references list [bibliographies] content as well as your own in text references [quotes].
  • For more information and additional help see also the following guides: 

About APA CiteMaker

APA CiteMaker is your handy online tool to build reference lists and in text references. jAPA is the junior version of APA as used in the Junior School. To get started use the short online introduction.


In text reference / citation: Narrative citations: Cite Maker (2020) Parenthetical citations: (Cite Maker, 2020)
Bibliography / Reference list: Cite Maker. (2020, May 11). How to create a reference list ➡ Citation and bibliography maker tutorial [Video]. YouTube.

Did you know the catalogue and many of the eLibrary databases also have in built citing / reference tools?


Google and Referencing

It is important to remember that Google is a search engine, it is not a web site. This means you should only reference Google if you are referring to content on an actual Google web page such as In all other cases you must reference the source of the content be it text, image, video and so forth. The following example is how you would reference an image on a Google page. 



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