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Citation Styles

APA Format

Many Social Science disciplines use APA format for citing sources. The most recent guide is the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th Edition.

The following examples of the most commons types of citations are adapted from the 6th edition (2010) of the APA manual.  For additional examples, consult chapter 7 (pages 193-224) of the APA Manual or browse the APA Style online guide at http://www.apastyle.org/index.aspx  Also see the APA In-text Citations tab for examples.

Book,
Single Author
7.02

Ball, P. (2001). Bright earth: Art and the invention of color. New York: Farrar, Straus

and Giroux.     

Book,
Multiple Authors
7.02

Bird, K., & Martin, J. S. (2005). American prometheus: The triumph and tragedy of J. Robert

Oppenheimer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Book,
Editor
7.02.27

Silverstein, T. (Ed). (1974). Sir Gawain and the green knight. Chicago: University of Chicago

Press.

Chapter in a Book
7.02.25

Demos, J. (2001). Real lives and other fictions: Reconsidering Wallace Stegner's Angle of

Repose. ICarnes, M. (Ed.), Novel history: Historians and novelists confront America's

past (and each other), (pp. 132-145). New York: Simon and Schuster.

Print Journal Article
7.01.1

Burns, S. (2005). Ordering the artist's body: Thomas Eakins' acts of self-portrayal. American Art,

19(1), 90-102.

Online Journal Article
7.01.3

Tilak, J.G. (2002). Education and poverty. Journal of Human Development, 3(2), 191-207.

Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cjhd20

Motion Picture
7.07

Curtiz, M., (Director). (1942). Casablanca [Motion Picture]. United States: United Artists.

Blog Post
7.11.76

Sternheimer, K. (2017, February 7). When Words Lose Meaning [Web log post].

          Retrieved from http://www.everydaysociologyblog.com/2017/01/when-words-

          lose-meaning.html

Website

Florida Department of Education. (2010). Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: Grade

two,social studies. Retrieved from http://www.floridastandards.org/Standards

/FLStandardSearch.aspx

 

Links

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