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Rules for the reference list
Citation details are being presented as per the reference source
APA reference list entries for books (pp. 202-205)
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title: Subtitle. City, State: Publisher.
Judd, D. M. (2007). A history of American nursing: Trends and eras. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
Note: Use the two letter postal abbreviation for the state.
Chapter in a book (p. 204)
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. A. Editor &
B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx of chapter). City, State: Publisher.
Haybron, D. M. (2008). Philosophy and the science of subjective well-being. In M. Eid &
R. J. Larsen (Eds.), The science of subjective well-being (pp. 17-43). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Rules for citing works by multiple authors (p. 177) 2 authors: List both authors when you cite the work. (Wagner & Clarke, 1999) 3 to 5 authors: List all authors the first time you cite the work.
(Kern, Cornwell, Jones, Berry, & Howard, 2003) In subsequent citations, list the first author followed by et al. (Kern et al., 2003) 6 or more authors: List the first author followed by et al. each time you cite the work. (Williams et al., 2007)
ERIC document (p. 212)
Chernus, K., & Fowler, D. (2010). Integrating curriculum: Lessons for adult education from career and technical education. Washington, DC: National Institute for Literacy. Retrieved from ERIC database. (ED512295)
Unpublished master’s thesis (pp. 207-208)
Spiva, M. (2010). Development of coping strategies used by parents of children with autism (Unpublished master’s thesis). California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA.
Journal article in print, paginated by issue (p. 199)
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title: Subtitle, volume number(issue number), pp-pp.
Bowns, C., & Stevenson, A. (2010). Toward small town revitalization in the Middle Susquehanna River Valley: Re-assessing historic and regional resources for collaborative development. Material Culture, 42(2), 1-27.
Journal article retrieved from a database with digital object identifiers (p. 198)
Resor, C. W. (2010). Place-based education: What is its place in the social studies classroom? Social Studies, 101, 185-188. doi:10.1080/00377990903493853
Journal article retrieved from a database without digital object identifiers (p. 199)
Clark, A. J. (2010). Empathy: An integral model in the counseling process. Journal of Counseling & Development, 88, 348-356. Retrieved from Academic Search Elite database.
Note: The 6th edition of the APA manual says on p. 192, “In general, it is not necessary to include any database information” for journal articles, because “journal coverage in a particular database may change over time.” However, APA format allows for the inclusion of database information if your instructor requests it or for articles that are difficult to locate. If you have any questions about whether or not to include database information, please consult with your instructor.
APA format for a web page (p. 187)
Author, A. (Year). Title: Subtitle. Retrieved from http://webpage.address
Note: Include the same elements in the same order as a print reference source.
Deubel, P. (2011). Standardized test preparation and tips for success. Retrieved from http://www.ct4me.net/standardized_test_preparation.htm
When a document is retrieved from a university, government, or nonprofit organization’s website, add enough electronic retrieval information as needed to locate the source (see examples in chapter 7 of the Publication Manual)
Fact book 2008-2009. (n.d.). Retrieved from California State University, Stanislaus,
Office of Institutional Research website: http://www.csustan.edu/IR/Pages/
Notes: If no identified author, title appears before the publication date. If no publication date is shown, use n.d. in parentheses.
APA format for in-text citations (pp. 170-171)
Paraphrasing: you are required to include the authors’ last names and year of publication, and encouraged to provide a page number where the information that is cited may be found
(Taylor & Green, 2004, p. 56)
If no author, abbreviate title
(“Quest for Redemption,” 2007)
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition)
REF BF 76.7 .P83 2010
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