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APA 7th Referencing Style Guide

Footnotes

A footnote is a brief note that provides additional content or copyright attribution.  Any type of paper may include footnotes.  They are not used for references in APA style.

Content footnotes

  • Supplement information in the text
  • Should be included only if they strengthen the discussion

For further information see the APA Manual p. 40.

Appendices

Appendices can be used to supplement the paper's content.  Include an appendix only if it helps readers understand, evaluate or replicate the study or theoretical argument.

Appendices are added after the reference list.

For more information see the APA Manual p. 41.