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Media Arts & Production: Referencing for Media Arts & Production

This guide will help MAP students find and evaluate key resources needed to successfully complete their assessments.

What is referencing and why is it important?

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As Media Arts and Production students, you will be asked to use the APA 7th referencing style

What is referencing and why is it important? 

 

At university you are expected to reference information sources used in your assignments. Referencing is important as it:

  • gives credit to authors
  • shows that you’ve done your research  
  • means that others can find the resources you have used .

APA referencing guide

 

You can view or download the guide.

 

  • Unpublished Works - Section 6 (page 86)
  • Film & TV - Section 4.07 (page 64)
  • Podcast or Radio Program - Section 4.03 (page 60)

Tips: 

  • Scripts published in a book format are referenced the same way you reference a book
  • A copy of a script is considered an ‘unpublished’ work

Referencing Videos

Referencing software: RefWorks

 

RefWorks is a cloud-based reference manager that can assist your referencing. It can be used to create reference lists and in-text citations.

To learn more about RefWorks have a look at the RefWorks page on the library website by clicking the link below.