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    1. 1. APA<br />(American Psychological Association) – the standard in business and science<br />
    2. 2. APA Style<br /> General Guidelines <br />Double-spaced text<br />1‖ margins on all four sides<br />Header and page number flush top right on every page<br />Four major sections: Title page, abstract, main body, references<br />Use past tense when reporting on research already conducted.<br />―Drucker (2002) claimed in Managing the Next Society... <br />―Drucker (2002) has claimed...‖<br />
    3. 3. General Formats <br />In-Text Citations: A study by Hallows and Beach (2002) concluded that....<br />Parenthetical Citations: While most surveyed think Web 2.0 technologies offer ―opportunities‖ for businesses, most also considered some risks (―Social Networking and Associations,‖ 2008).<br />References: Author. (Publication date). Title. Publisher. Publication Information.<br />
    4. 4. One Author<br />Reference Entry at End of Paper: <br />Pollan, M. (2006). The omnivore’s dilemma: A natural history of four meals. New York, NY: Penguin.<br />In-Text Citation in Body of Paper: <br />…(Pollan, 2006, p. 256). <br />According to Pollan (2006), … (p. 256). <br />
    5. 5. Two Authors<br />Reference Entry at End of Paper: <br />Kwon, O., & Wen, Y. (2010). An empirical study of the factors affecting social network service use. Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 254-263. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2009.04.011<br />In-Text Citation in Body of Paper: <br />…(Kwon & Wen, 2010, p. 262). <br />Kwon and Wen (2010) claim that…(p. 262).<br />
    6. 6. More on DOIs<br />Article From an Online Periodical with DOI Assigned<br />Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article.Title of Journal, volume number, page range.Doi: 0000000/000000000000<br />Article From an Online Periodical with no DOI Assigned<br />Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article.Title of Journal, volume number. Retrieved from http:// www.journalhomepage.com/full/url/<br />
    7. 7. General Format for Web Documents<br />Author/editor/director/performer/compiler/producer of work (if available). (Year, Month, Day of Posting). Title of web document, italicized. Retrieved from Name of website if different from author or title: URL of home page<br />Barret, J. (2007, January 17). MySpace is a natural monopoly. Retrieved from Ecommerce Times website: http://www.ecommercetimes.com<br />
    8. 8. Entire Web Site<br />BlogPulse. (n.d.) Retrieved September 3, 2010, from the Intelliseek website: http:// intelliseek.com<br />This is how you write it in the References. How<br />would you do an in-text citation of this?<br />
    9. 9. In-text Citation of Unknown Author<br />Unknown Author: If the work does not have an author, cite the source by its title in the signal phrase or use the first word or two in the parentheses.<br />Titles of books and reports are italicized or underlined; titles of articles, chapters, and web pages are in quotation marks.<br />A similar study was done of students learning to format research papers (”Name of Article," 2001).<br />If no date or no author: (“Name of Article, n.d.)<br />One of your articles for Essay 2 doesn’t have an author. Can someone show me how to properly do an in-text citation?<br />