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  1. 1. The APAWay Dee McGuire August 3, 2009 1
  2. 2.  Citing your sources gives credit to the work of others that you have used by direct quote or paraphrasing.  Citing provides evidence to support your thesis.  Citing also allows readers to find and read your sources.  Citing is a gateway for more in depth coverage. 2
  3. 3. APA STYLE  American Psychological Association  Bibliography or Reference typed at the top of the citation page  Order: Author(s), Date,Title of Book,Title of Article,Title of Periodical,Volume, Pages, Place of Publication, Publisher, Other Information  http://library.osu.edu/sites/gu ides/apagd.php MLA STYLE  Modern Language Association  Works Cited orWorks typed at the top of the citation page  Order: Author,Title of Book, Title of Article,Title of Periodical,Volume, Place of Publication, Publisher, Date, Other Information, Pages  http://library.osu.edu/sites/gu ides/mlagd.php 3
  4. 4.  Check with your instructor to see which style is required and use that style throughout the paper or on your citation page(s)  Both styles accommodate citing a : book, chapter(s) in a book, government document, print magazine/journal/newspaper/electronic article, website, etc.  Every formal research paper requires scholarly documentation. 4
  5. 5.  Holman, C. H. & Harmon, W. (1992). A handbook to literature. NewYork: Macmillan. (Citing a Book)  Jeffries, S. (2000).The librarian as networker: Setting the standard for higher education. In D. Raspa & D.Ward, (eds.), The collaborative imperative: Librarians and faculty working together in the information universe (pp. 114-129).Chicago: American Library Association. (Citing an Article or Chapter in a Book)  Hate crimes prevention act of 1998: Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, 105th cong., 2nd Sess., 1998, 1. (Citing a Government Document)  Trustcott, L. More than just a car. (2000). Fortune, 18 September, pp. 183-192 (Citing an Article from a Print Magazine)  Fernandez, K. & Rosen, D. (2000).The effectiveness of information and color in yellow pages advertising. The Journal of Advertising, 29 (2), 61-73 (Citing an Article from a Print Journal) 5
  6. 6.  Block, A. (2000, january 14). If Davis fails, Bush may be white knight. The Los Angeles Times, p. M1. (Citing a Print or Microfilm Newspaper Article)  Bildt, C. (2001). A second chance in the Balkans. Foreign Affairs, 80 (1), 148+. Retrieved January 16, 2001, from EBSCO database (Academic Search Elite) on theWorld WideWeb: http://ehostvgw9.epnet.com (Citing a Journal or Newspaper Article from a Database)  Lupack,A. (2001, january 15). Robin Hood films. The Robin Hood Project. Rochester, NY:The University of Rochester. Retrieved January 17, 2001) from theWorldWideWeb: http: www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/rh/rhhome.stm (Citing aWeb Site) 6
  7. 7.  APA/MLA automatically formatted as bibliography inWord Document at the following address: http://www.bibme.org  You can manually do your citations inWord 2007 from the home tab by selecting APA style under Reference. 7
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    Sep. 25, 2009

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