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APA 6th Edition Referencing: Visible Body

This is a Wintec guide to help you with referencing in the American Psychological Association (APA) style.

Visible Body Referencing

Visible Body (Desktop | Mobile). Click here to check system requirements.

Figure 1: Range of Visible Body applications. (Source: Argosy Publishing, 2018).

Information required to reference Visible Body Apps:

  • Author and date
  • Name of specific app used
  • App version number
  • How the app was viewed. E.g., [Desktop], [Mobile]
  • Database through which Visible Body was accessed
Example—reference list entry
Argosy Publishing. (2018). Visible body: Human anatomy atlas (Version 2018.5) [Desktop]. Retrieved from Visible body database.

​Example—reference list entry
Argosy Publishing. (2018). Visible body: Muscle premium (Version 7.1.08) [Mobile]. Retrieved from Visible body database.

Referencing an image/screen capture from Visible Body

Use the name of the part of the body you are exploring in the software (e.g., Thoracic cavity, Skull, Vasculature of the brain). 

Example

Figure 1. Thoracic cavity. (Source: Argosy Publishing, 2018)

 

Note: Because the image caption contains the information an in-text citation would normally, simply refer to the relevant Figure in the body of your assignment:

 

Example—in-text citation
As Figure 1 clearly depicts, the thoracic cavity contains...

The thoracic cavity (see Figure 1) contains...

Example—reference list entry
Simply reference the appropriate Visible Body software (see examples in the previous section). 

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