Reference Guidelines 2B03

Reference Guidelines 2B03 - BIOLOGY2B03:REFERENCEGUIDELINES

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The following provides excerpts from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ guide on referencing following the APA 6 th edition referencing style. If you are using a source that doesn’t fit with one of the examples below, more information can be found by consulting the 6 th edition of the APA style guide, available at Mills Library, or by visiting http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ In Text Citations Follow the author date method of in text citation. This means that the author's last name and the year of publication for the source should appear in the text, E.g., (Jones, 1998), and a complete reference should appear in the reference list at the end of the paper. If you are referring to an idea from another work but NOT directly quoting the material, or making reference to an entire book, article or other work, you only have to make reference to the author and year of publication in your in text reference. If you are quoting, you must also provide a page number. Summary or Paraphrase If you are paraphrasing an idea from another work, make reference only to the author and year of publication in your in text citation. According to Jones (1998), APA style is a difficult citation format for first time learners. . OR APA style is a difficult citation format for first time learners (Jones, 1998). Several sentences from the same source If you are taking information for several consecutive sentences from the same source have the reference at the beginning of the section and then at the end of the last sentence. According to Jones (1998) sentence one. Sentence 2. Sentence 3. Sentence 4 (Jones, 1998) Quotations If you are directly quoting from a work, you will need to include the author, year of publication, and the page number for the reference (preceded by "p."). If the quote is less than 40 words, it is included in the text with quotation marks. But, if it is longer than 40 words, it is included as a free standing block, indented, and no quotation marks are used. Examples:
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Reference Guidelines 2B03 - BIOLOGY2B03:REFERENCEGUIDELINES

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