Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

APA 7 Referencing

Health and Disability Code of Consumer Rights

Because this is a legislative Code, it is treated the same as an Act

  • there is no author
  • even when hosted on the Health and Disability Commissioner's website, the HDC is not the author.
  • the date is part of the title
  • italics are not used anywhere in the reference

Example:

In-text citation:

(Health and Disability Commissioner (Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights) Regulations 1996).

In your reference list:

Health and Disability Commissioner (Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights) Regulations 1996.                              https://www.hdc.org.nz/your-rights/about-the-code/code-of-health-and-disability-services-consumers-rights/

MIMS

 

Although in book form, and shelved with the books, MIMS New Ethicals should be treated as a serial because it comes out several times each year.

EXAMPLE:

In-text citation

("Somatropin", 2020).

Then in your reference list

Somatropin. (2020, January–June). MIMS New Ethicals, (32), 255.

(APA Style Expert)

Lippincott Procedures

Lippincott Procedures is a medical database that is regularly updated.  Therefore it is necessary to include the month and day in the reference.

Note that because this is an academic database, there is no need to include the url.

 

Example:

In-text citation:

("Venipuncture, pediatric", 2020).

Reference list:

Venipuncture, pediatric. (2020, May 15). Lippincott Procedures (New Zealand Instance). 

Nursing Reference Center Plus

Pattern for an article:

Example:

In-text citation:

(Schaub & Orna, 2018).

Then in your reference list:

 

For a book, use the normal e-book pattern: