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❶The Basics In-Text Citations:

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Brief summary of or your personal thoughts on a source. Can be added to the end of a citation. The date month, day, year a work was published online. Not always shown on a webpage. The city, state, or country of the publisher.

Depending on the style, you may or may not need this information. Abbreviation tagged on to the end of a name that provides additional information about a person.

This includes suffixes like Jr. Used within the field of history. Writing Help Having trouble with getting started on your paper? Good Word Guide by Martin Manser This fully updated edition of the bestselling Good Word Guide offers information and advice on spelling, grammar, punctuation, pronunciation, confusables and the latest buzzwords, and provides clear, straightforward answers to everyday language problems.

Ethically Use Sources - information on the College's academic honesty policy and turnitin, an online tool to detect where sources need to be cited NOTE: This guide is in no way a replacement for the actual manual, which is several hundred pages long, and can be found in the Library on reserve or at a bookstore near you.

Also feel free to talk with a librarian for more help. Atomic Learning Many short tutorials on all aspects of APA from how to create a title page to compiling your references. You can also include the item number or accession number or database URL at the end, but the APA manual says that this is not required.

If you are citing a database article that is available in other places, such as a journal or magazine, include the homepage's URL. You may have to do a web search of the article's title, author, etc. For articles that are easily located, do not provide database information. If the article is difficult to locate, then you can provide database information. Only use retrieval dates if the source could change, such as Wikis.

For more about citing articles retrieved from electronic databases, see pages of the Publication Manual. A study of enjoyment of peas. Journal of Abnormal Eating, 8 3 , If you only cite an abstract but the full text of the article is also available, cite the online abstract as any other online citations, adding "[Abstract]" after the article or source name.

However, if the full text is not available, you may use an abstract that is available through an abstracts database as a secondary source. How well do young offenders with Asperger Syndrome cope in custody?: Two prison case studies [Abstract].

British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 36 1 , Bridging the gap between theory and applied social gerontology. Gerontologist, 50 3 , Abstract retrieved from Abstracts in Social Gerontology database.

Psychiatry handbook linked to drug industry. The New York Times. Electronic books may include books found on personal websites, databases, or even in audio form.

Use the following format if the book you are using is only provided in a digital format or is difficult to find in print. If the work is not directly available online or must be purchased, use "Available from," rather than "Retrieved from," and point readers to where they can find it.

For books available in print form and electronic form, include the publish date in parentheses after the author's name. For references to e-book editions, be sure to include the type and version of e-book you are referencing e. If DOIs are available, provide them at the end of the reference. Traditional Pueblo Indian tales. Familiar birdsongs of the Northwest. To cite Kindle or other e-book formats you must include the following information: The author, date of publication, title, e-book version, and either the Digital Object Identifer DOI number, or the place where you downloaded the book.

In Title of book or larger document chapter or section number. Change in the Nineties. Retrieved from GoldStar database. Use a chapter or section identifier and provide a URL that links directly to the chapter section, not the home page of the website.

Cite the information as you normally would for the work you are quoting. The first example below is from a newspaper article; the second is from a scholarly journal.

In brackets, write "Review of the book" and give the title of the reviewed work. Provide the web address after the words "Retrieved from," if the review is freely available to anyone. If the review comes from a subscription service or database, write "Available from" and provide the information where the review can be purchased. Natural women [Review of the book Girls like us ]. Transitions in reading and culture, and Joyce's messianism: Dante, negative existence, and the messianic self].

Modern Fiction Studies, 50 1 , A neuroprotective treatment target in Parkinson's disease. Often encyclopedias and dictionaries do not provide bylines authors' names. When no byline is present, move the entry name to the front of the citation.

Provide publication dates if present or specify n. A Select Annotated Bibliography. Point readers to raw data by providing a web address use "Retrieved from" or a general place that houses data sets on the site use "Available from". Indiana income limits [Data file]. Give the name of the researching organization followed by the date.

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Example: Micheli, C. (, April 20). How to cite an online news article in APA style. List the name of the publication in italics, followed by page numbers (where available) not in italics. Example: Micheli, C. (, April 20). How to cite an online news article in APA style. (italicized) Fictional Newspaper, (not italicized) pp. A3-A6.

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There are citation generators available. You essentially select the type of source, enter the requested information, and a citation is generated. In our Cite MLA Style libguide, select the Cite the Easy Way tab, and look for the Citation Generators box on the left. In-Text Citations: Citations are placed in the context of discussion using the author’s last name and date of publication. When a work has no identified author, cite in text the first few words of the article title using double quotation marks, “headline-style" capitalization, and the year.

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Citing an online newspaper article. Structure: Last name, First name. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title, Month Date, Year of publication. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL. *Note: *According to the Chicago Manual of Style, newspaper articles are usually cited directly in-text and not included in bibliographies. Please seeCMoS section for further details. Online sources such as newspaper articles are cited in a bibliography in the same way as other print sources. List the author's last name, followed by a comma, followed by the first name and a period.