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Reference in APA 7

This guide provides formatting and presentation standards in APA 7 for ACAP students.

Reference Elements: Standards & Patents

Author, A. A., & Group Name. (Year). Title of standard or patent (Standard or patent number). Standard Publisher or Patent Office. https://xxxxx

Place standard or patent numbers in round brackets, e.g. (Australian Patent No. AU 2018100960). (AS/NZS 5601.1:2013).

Be specific when referring to the name of standard publisher or patent office, e.g. SAI Global, IP Australia, or European Patent Office.

Standards Australia. (2018). Medical electrical equipment Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of short-wave therapy equipment (AS 60601.2.3:2018). SAI Global. https://infostore.saiglobal.com/en-au/Standards/AS-60601-2-3-2018-98896_SAIG_AS_AS_207968/

Bevitt, A. J. (2018). Litter, waste disposal and recycling app (Australian Patent No. AU 2018100960). IP Australia. http://pericles.ipaustralia.gov.au/ols/auspat/applicationDetails.do?applicationNo=2018100960

Parenthetical Style

Running text ... (Standards Australia, 2018).

"Quoted text ..." (Standards Australia, 2018, p.15).

Running text ... (Bevitt, 2018). 

Narrative Style

Standard Australia (2018) ... running text.

Standards Australia (2018) "quoted text ..." (p. 15).

Bevitt (2018) ... running text.