APA___Style_Sheet_for_Syllabi - 1 APA Guide to Citations...

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APA Guide to Citations American Psychological Association. (2001). Publication manual (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. In-Text Citations* ± Use parentheses for in-text citations; use author’s last name and publication date (Wilson, 1991). ± Include page numbers ONLY FOR DIRECT QUOTES (Evans, 1998, p. 213). ± If a work has two authors, always include both in a citation. Conjoin the authors’ names with an ampersand (&); do not use and : ± If a work cited has three, four, or five authors, include all names in the first text citation (Arthur, ; in all subsequent citations, include the first author’s last name followed by et al . (Arthur et al., 2000) ± If a work has six or more authors, cite only the first author’s last name followed by et al. on all occasions. ± If the author is an organization or a group, spell out the full name followed by its abbreviation in parentheses the FIRST TIME it is cited. …the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA, 2005)… In all subsequent citations, use the abbreviation. (CWLA, 2005) ± Follow the above guidelines for citations of electronic materials. Note that many web pages and some printed materials do not have page numbers. To cite a section of a web page that does not contain page numbers, use the paragraph number. CalSWEC (2000, para. 3) Reference Lists* All references cited in the text must appear in the reference list, and all entries in the reference list must be cited in the text. The author is responsible for ensuring that in-text citations identically match the reference list entries in regards to spelling and year. The types of materials most often cited include: books, book chapters, journal articles and electronic materials Books Gleeson, J. P., & Hairston, C. F. (1999). Kinship care – Improving policy through research. Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America. Downs, S., Moore, E., McFadden, E. J., & Costin, L. (2002). Child welfare and family services – Policies and practices (6 th ed). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. APA guide to citations compiled by Dr. Kathy Lemon Osterling from
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