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Apa citations for business research


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Apa citations for business research

  1. 1. Competitive Effectiveness VSB 2020 Spring 2011<br />Linda Hauck, Business Librarian<br />APA Citations for Business Research<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Why, what, where & when<br />Tools for APA Style<br />Reference List<br />Method to the madness<br />Examples<br />Your problems<br />In Text Citations<br />Graphs & Tables<br />
  3. 3. APA for Business<br />Why: Academic Integrity, Intellectual Property law, Your audience<br />What: Books, Articles, published data, unpublished data or results, Reports, Web blogs, pages<br />Where: Reference List, In-text, Tables & Graphs<br />When: Included in report or presentation, fact, object, another’s idea, quote, don’t include background research not directly included in report<br />
  4. 4. APA Resources<br />American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association(6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.1<br />APA Style Online Tutorial<br />APA Style Blog<br />Research & Documentation Online<br />Citing Business Sources Using APA<br />1. All citation and formatting rules found in this presentation are from this source. Check this area of each slide for a page reference.<br />
  5. 5. Reference List: Formatting<br />List references in alphabetical order. <br />Order several works by same author by year of publication<br />Order works by same author in same year by title<br />Space evenly throughout. <br />The first line of a citation should be flush left <br />Indent all subsequent lines (5 spaces).<br />References<br />Berelson, B. (1966). Content analysis in communication research. In B.Berelson, and M. Janowitz (Eds.), Reader in Public Opinion and Communication (2nd ed.), pp.260-266. New York, NY: Free Press.<br />Severin, W. J., and Tankard, J. W. (2001). Communication Theories: Origins, Methods, and Uses in the Mass Media. New York, NY: Addison Wesley Longman. <br />Shyles, L. (2002). Deciphering Cyberspace. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. <br />
  6. 6. Reference List MethodsLast, N. (2011). Title of the work. Publication Information. Electronic location DOI or home URL or database<br /><ul><li>Database Citation Utilities
  7. 7. RefWorks/Son of Citation Machine
  8. 8. By Hand
  9. 9. Resource Type
  10. 10. Article, report, web page, blog, data, video
  11. 11. Always Edit/Review citations</li></li></ul><li>Newspaper Article from Database<br />
  12. 12. Report with Corporate Author Online<br />
  13. 13. Report with Named Author<br />
  14. 14. Report Corporate Author Online<br />
  15. 15. Web posting, press release<br />
  16. 16. Web posting, blog<br />
  17. 17. Online magazine article<br />
  18. 18. Newspaper Article Online<br />
  19. 19. Data set<br />
  20. 20. Interview<br />Survey<br />If unpublished cite as personal communication in text only.<br />If posted to class wiki or blog, cite in reference list.<br />Team Reagle. (2011). [Student survey of attitudes toward American Eagle fashion at Villanova conducted January 10-14]. Unpublished raw data.<br />Unpublished Sources<br />
  21. 21. In-TextAuthor-Date<br />The United States is becoming older and more diverse (Pew Social Trends Staff, 2008). <br />According to Mintel (2010), social media is the best way to reach millennials.<br />
  22. 22. Graphs & Tables<br />Graphs & tables that you make. <br />Headings, labels, number consecutively<br />Graphs & tables found in other’s work. <br />Block Quote rules, indented, page noted<br />Number consecutively<br />
  23. 23. Conclusion <br />There are many more types of documents that you may need to cite in APA style. <br />There are unusual situations you may encounter when preparing your reference list.<br />When in doubt, check a trustworthy APA resource, or the publication manual itself.<br />Reference librarians are available to help with APA citations.<br />The Writing Center can help throughout the writing process, including APA formatting.<br />