APA STYLE (American Psychological Association) When do I use APA? Use APA when you are citing a source in... •Science •Social Science •Psychology APA Style citations focus on author(s), dates, and page numbers. In-Text Citations. How do I cite a source in my writing (in-text)? When using APA format, the basic in-text citation contains the author’s last name, the date of publication, and often the page number from which material is borrowed. Page Author Date # For Example: “In order to maintain academic honesty in your writing, it is important to cite your sources using proper APA style” (Moore, 2013, p. 99). What should I do when the author has already been referenced? Moore (2013) says that “In order to maintain academic honesty in your writing, it is important to cite your sources using proper APA style” (p. 99). In-Text Citations. What should I do if I can can’t find an author for my source? Title An example of a source without an author. Moore’s Guide to Academic Honesty (10th ed.).(1993). Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster. Shortened version of title Date Page # “In order to maintain academic honesty in your writing, it is important to cite your sources using proper APA style” (Moore’s Guide, 2013, p. 99). The Reference List How do I cite my sources in a reference list. The Basics Print sources A book with one author. Author’s last name and initials Publication Year Title (in Italics) Livingston, J.A. (1994). Rogue Primate: An exploration of human domestication. London, England: Hogarth. Location Publisher Name In-Text Citation What would the in-text citation look like for that source? The author’s name A comma (Linvingstone, 1994) The publication year A more difficult example Multiple authors/ editors (two or three) – this might come up when referencing a text book. “eds” means, editors Authors Publication year McPhee, S.J., Vishwanath, L.R., & Ganong, W.F. (eds.). (2003). Pathophysiology of disease: An introduction to clinical medicine. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Title (in italics) Location Publisher Year In-Text Citation What would the in-text citation look like for that source? List the names of the authors/editors (no initials). Year of publication (McPhee, Vishwanath, & Ganong, 2003) Subsequent citations use the last name of the first author followed by et al. Subsequent in-text citation (McPhee et al., 2003) et al. means “and others” Electronic Sources A website Publication date (year, month, day) The author’s last name and initials (if given) Title (in italics) Date of retrieval Fidler, D.P. (2004, April). World Health Organization’s international health regulations. Retrieved May 28, 2010, From http://www.asil.org/insights.insigh132.html URL In-Text Citation What would the in-text citation look like for that source? The author’s last name (Fidler, 2004) Publication year Electronic Sources A website (unknown Author/ Editor; no date) Title (in italics) Date of retrieval World Health Organization’s international health regulations. (n.d). Retrieved May 28, 2010, From http://www.asil.org/insights.insigh132.html URL In-Text Citation What would the in-text citation look like for that source? When the author is missing, the article title takes its place. n.d. means, “no date” (World Health Organization’s international health regulations, n.d.) Article Tittles Electronic Sources Online Image (reproduced in your research paper). Figure # and description Title of article Figure 1. Man exercising. Adapted from “Yoga: Stretching Out,” By A.N. Green, and L.O. Brown, 2006, May 8th, Sport Digest, 15, p.22. Copyright 2006 by Sports Digest Inc. Author(s) Publication name Copyright holder Publication date Copyright date Summary or paraphrase If you are paraphrasing an idea from another work, you only have to make reference to the author and year of publication in your in-text reference, but APA guidelines encourage you to also provide the page number (although it is not required.) According to Jones (1998), APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners. APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners (Jones, 1998, p. 199). EasyBib Go to http://www.easybib.com/ Register EasyBib Fill in all of the required fields. * You can use a fake email address if you’re not comfortable using a personal email – Easybib does not require verification of this email. EasyBib Choose your source. At the EasyBib home page, just click on the tab to pick the type of source you are citing. In many cases, all you'll have to do after that is type in the URL or title of your source. EasyBib offers over 55 different citation options - the full list is accessible on the final tab. EasyBib Choose a citation style: MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian. EasyBib Enter your source into the search field. EasyBib Select a result. *Make sure that your result is a perfect match for the source you are using. EasyBib Fill out the form. If you've autocited your source, many of the form fields will automatically be filled in. Review the information in these fields, and enter any additional information you need (missing information will be highlighted in red). EasyBib Export your bibliography or keep going. As you can see, your source is now cited. If you are finished, just click "Export to Word" on the right hand side. You'll get a document to save that will allow you to easily copy into your paper. If you're not finished, just select another source. EasyBib will automatically add your citation to your bibliography and alphabetize it appropriately. EasyBib Select and option. EasyBib If you choose to print your finished works cited or reference list, click “ok” on the pop up window. EasyBib Your works cited or reference list will open up in Word; you can print your document from here. Works Cited "Introductory Tutorial." EasyBib. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Feb. 2014. Seneca. Guide to Research and Citation. Toronto: Seneca, 2011. Print.