APA Style—Citations and Bibliography (Updated 2009) References Page or Bibliography? • References include only sources that are cited in the text of your paper—this is usually what is required for APA style. • If you are asked to include all sources you used as evidence of wider reading, then you must create a Bibliography. Basic Guidelines: • At the top of the page, write References or Bibliography, centered. (Do not use all capital letters. Do not use italics.) • For almost all
APA Style 1 These guidelines are based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 5th edition, published in 2001 and the APA Style Guide to Electronic References published in 2007. For other examples and guidelines, consult the Manual or the APA Web site at http://www.apa.org. MacEwan students should always check with course instructors for any specific requirements or preferences that may differ from the standard APA guidelines presented
When preparing and setting up your paper in the APA format, what are the required margins, fonts, and spacing? • Align the text to the left hand margin, leaving a ragged right margin. 1 inch margins on the top, bottom, left and right. Indent the first word of each paragraph one-half inch from left margin. • Use a serif typeface, such as Times New Roman 12 Pt., for the text of your manuscript. Us a sans serif typeface, such as Arial, for figure labels. • Double-space the entire manuscript.
American Psychological Association (APA) style examples APA style is an author-date citation style. It was developed mainly for use in psychology, but has also been adopted by other disciplines. There are two major components to the APA author-date style - the in-text author-date citation at the appropriate place within the text of the document, e.g. (Smith, 2010), and the detailed reference list at the end of the document. All in-text citations must have a corresponding reference list entry, and
UNIVERSITY] 1 APA Style - 6th Edition This handout is based on the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) but is not a complete guide. For all rules and requirements of APA, please refer to the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Should you have any questions, please contact the CSU Success Center by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1-800-977-8449 ext. 6538. Contents APA GENERAL INFORMATION
adopt them. Conclusion Provide a brief recap of the case and your analysis/recommendations here. Write it so that if a manager skipped to this part, he/she could get the basic idea of where you are going with your analysis. References Use APA style here. When performing an analysis, making recommendations, and providing a rationale, you may need to use outside sources to bolster your arguments. Cite them in the text and provide a reference list.
APA Citation Style (6th Edition) Part I. Basic Rules for In-Text & Parenthetical Citations A. Quotes with fewer than 40 words B. Quotes with more than 40 words C. Paraphrases or summaries D. In-Text & Parenthetical Documentation Chart p. 2 p. 2 p. 3 p. 4 Part II. Basics of APA “References” A. Elements of an APA Citation B. Basic Rules of ―References‖ List Entries: Organization and formatting, author‘s names, alphabetization, publication dates, capitalization, italics, Digital Object Identifier
1 APA Style Checklist As you write your papers, these tips may help you remember everything that is needed to successfully put together your APA paper. Title Page: ☐ Title page has: Running head: SHORT ALL CAPS TITLE This is flush left, 1/2 inch from the top. Page number 1 is flush right on the same line. The title should exactly match the paper title but shortened if needed to accommodate no more than 50 spaces in length, including spaces. Title information in included per my APA & my instructor:
APA STYLE GUIDE APA citation basics When using APA format, follow the author-date method of in-text citation. This means that the author's last name and the year of publication for the source should appear in the text, for example, (Jones, 1998), and a complete reference should appear in the reference list at the end of the paper. If you are referring to an idea from another work but NOT directly quoting the material, or making reference to an entire book, article or other work, you only have
Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide 7/21/15, 11:51 AM https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/ Page 1 of 3 General Writing • Research and Citation • Teaching and Tutoring • Subject-Specific Writing • Job Search Writing • ESL This page is brought to you by the OWL at Purdue (https://owl.english.purdue.edu/). When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice at bottom. In-Text Citations: The Basics Summary: APA (American Psychological Association) style is most