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    • Creating a Reference Page Using APA Format
    • The APA Manual  You need to become very familiar with this book
    • Who Uses APA Style References?  Writers, teachers, and students may use the APA format
    • Who Uses APA Style References?  Individuals in the social and behavioral sciences also use the APA format
    • When Do You Need To Reference ?  If you are quoting an author  If you are summarizing another author’s work
    • When Do You Need to Reference?  If you are using statistics
    • Plagiarism  Plagiarism is taking credit for someone else’s thoughts, ideas, written work or not giving the other person credit for their work
    • Constructing Your reference Page  The Reference page should be the last page in you research paper  Your Reference page should have a page number on it
    • Margins  Use one inch margins
    • Use Alphabetical Order  References should be listed in alphabetical order based on the author’s last name
    • Correct Spacing  The first line of your reference should begin at the left margin. Any additional lines should be indented five spaces.
    • Font and Font Size  Use 12 point Times New Roman font  Double space your reference page
    • What to Do With Titles  The titles of books and journal articles should be italicized
    • When to Include Page Numbers  Always include the page numbers when referencing books and journal articles
    • Punctuation  Be very careful about correct punctuation. The APA manual specifies where to place punctuation marks.
    • Referencing a Book Hult, C.A., & Huckin, T.N. (1999). The New Century Handbook. Needham, MA: Allyn & Bacon
    • Referencing a Website Warlick, D. (2006). Citation Machine. Retrieved June 16, 2009, from Landmarks Son of Citation Machine Web site: http://www.ciationmachine.net
    • Referencing a Journal Article Hayati, A.M., & Shariatifar, S. (2009). Mapping Strategies. Journal of College Reading and Learning, 39, 51-74.
    • Help With References  Become familiar with the Son of Citation Machine website. http://www.citationmachine.net
    • Don’t Forget  Never submit a paper without a reference page if you are using someone else’s ideas, quoting someone else, or using statistics!!!