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APA 7th referencing style Examples

This is a guide to using the APA 7th referencing style from the American Psychological Association. It is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Song

Elements of the reference

Singer or composer - last name, initial(s). (Year). Song Title [Song]. On Album Title - italicised. Record Company. (Original work published Year - if needed). Web address - if needed

In-text reference

(Simon & Garfunkel, 1965)

Simon and Garfunkel (1965) wrote about ....

Reference list

Simon, P. & Garfunkel, A. (1965). The sounds of silence [Song]. On Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. Columbia. 

EndNote reference type

Music

Album

Elements of the reference

Singer or group name. (Year). Title of album - italicised [Album]. Record Company. (Original work published Year - if needed). Web address - if needed

In-text reference

(U2, 1988)

U2 (1988) sang about ....

Reference list

U2. (1988). Rattle and hum [Album]. Island; Sun Studio; Point Depot; Danesmoat; STS Studio; A&M Studios; Ocean Way.

EndNote reference type

Online multimedia