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Referencing using APA
APA Referencing Guide for University of Huddersfield Students
There are a number of officially accepted formats that can be used to reference your work. The University preferred referencing style is APA 7th.
APA Reference Builder for University of Huddersfield Students
Online reference builders to help you format your APA references correctly. Simply fill in the form with the details of the source that you're referencing, and the reference builder will create a reference that you can simply copy and paste into your work.
Please bear in mind that some departments may prefer another style, and it is wise to check with your academic tutors whether your subject area uses a different system.
Using Search Terms
How to Effectively Use Search Terms
This video from Kimbel Library gives some guidelines on how many search terms to use. Using too few, you may miss results, too many and the results may not be relevant...
Improve Your Search Terms
How to Improve Your Searches
Learn how to improve your search terms when searching a database or the library catalogue to enhance the relevancy of your search results - Video by Brock Library