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Nurs 210

  1. 1. NURS 210– APA Citation Wenli Gao Instructional Services Librarian MSC Butcher Library
  2. 2. Ways to get help <ul><li>Ask at reference desk, 1st floor </li></ul><ul><li>Chat with us during library hours ( Our IM name is: MorrisvilleLib ) </li></ul><ul><li>Call us at 684-6055 </li></ul><ul><li>Email a question: [email_address] </li></ul>
  3. 3. APA basics <ul><li>What is APA? </li></ul><ul><li>--American Psychological Association </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses it? </li></ul><ul><li>-- Health sciences, Social sciences, </li></ul><ul><li>Business, and more </li></ul><ul><li>Why use it? </li></ul><ul><li>--Organize your writing </li></ul><ul><li>--Help you cite </li></ul><ul><li>--More professional </li></ul>
  4. 4. Four major sections <ul><li>Title page </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract -- does not required for your assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Main body -- include in-text citation </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>
  5. 5. APA Citation <ul><li>Things that are considered “common knowledge” do not need to be cited. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Asthma rates in Canada have increased from 6.5 to 8.4 percent in 2001. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asthma affects many children in Canada. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What you must cite? <ul><li>Direct quotations </li></ul>From Information & Research Instruction Suite, Clark College, Cannell Library
  7. 7. What you must cite? <ul><li>Paraphrases & Summary Statements </li></ul>From NoteTaking at Unilearning, University of Wollogong, Australia
  8. 8. What you must cite? <ul><li>Arguable Assertions </li></ul><ul><li>(Statements that sound like an author’s opinion or an assertion that is not backed up by data – a debatable point.) </li></ul>From Information & Research Instruction Suite, Clark College, Cannell Library (Page number)
  9. 9. What you must cite? <ul><li>Statistics, </li></ul>(Nutt, King, Saulsbury , & Blakemore , 2007) (Apparelyzed , n.d.) Charts, Graphs, Photographs (Disabled World, 2007) (Bourke-White, 1937)
  10. 10. APA Reference Formats Journal Articles from a Library Database
  11. 11. APA Reference Formats Journal Articles from a Library Database <ul><li>Article without a DOI </li></ul><ul><li>Pozehl, B., Duncan, K., & Hertzog, M. (2008). The effects of </li></ul><ul><li> authors date </li></ul><ul><li> exercise training on fatigue and dyspnea in heart failure. </li></ul><ul><li>article title </li></ul><ul><li> European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing , 7 (2), 127-132. </li></ul><ul><li> journal title volume (issue) pg. no.s </li></ul><ul><li>Retrieved from CINAHL Plus with Full Text database. </li></ul><ul><li>database name </li></ul>
  12. 12. APA Reference Formats Technical or Research Report from a Web Site <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Kutner, M., Greenberg, E., Jin, Y., & Paulsen, C. (2006). </li></ul><ul><li> authors date </li></ul><ul><li> The health literacy of America’s adults: Results </li></ul><ul><li> report title </li></ul><ul><li> from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy </li></ul><ul><li> (Report No. NCES 2006-483). Retrieved from National </li></ul><ul><li> agency report identification agency name </li></ul><ul><li>Center of Education Statistics website: http://nces.ed.gov/ </li></ul><ul><li> full url location of document </li></ul><ul><li> pubs2005/s006483.pdf </li></ul>
  13. 13. Exercise <ul><ul><li>One article from library database with DOI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One article from library database without DOI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One online document </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Your Guide to Living Well with Heart Disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/other/your_guide/living_well.pdf </li></ul></ul>

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