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Citing and Avoiding Plagiarism: Reference List

APA Citation Help

Citation Help from your MGA Library

Click here pdf document for a brief guide to citing in the updated APA 7th ed. format.

Click here pdf document for a brief guide to citing in the old APA 6th ed. format (will be removed in December 2020 due to new 7th edition).

Ask at the Library Information Desk for complete manual: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition.

Citation Help on the Web

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) - Guide to APA Style

APA Reference List Examples

Source Type Format Example
Book Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher. Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. American Psychological Association.
Journal Article Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number(issue number), page range. DOI (if available) Brownlie, D. (2007). Toward effective poster presentations: An annotated bibliography. European Journal of Marketing, 41, 1245-1283. https://doi.org/10.1108/03090560710821161
Webpage

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of document. URL

* Include a retrieval date following the URL only if the website ‘s content is designed to change over time.

World Health Organization. (2018, March). Questions and answers on immunization and vaccine safety. https://www.who.int/features/qa/84/en
Page on a News Website Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of Article. News Site name. URL  LaMotte, S. (2020, March 9). CPR has improved, here’s what to do (and sing) to save a life. CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/09/health/cpr-living-to-100- wellness/index.html N
Newspaper Article Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of Article. Title of Newspaper. URL Clark, M. (2020, March 6). Stocking your pantry the smart way. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/06/dining/how-to-stock-apantry.html 
Tweet Author, A. A. [@username]. Date. Content of the post up to the first 20 words. Site Name. URL APA Education [@APAEducation]. (2018, June 29). College students are forming mental health clubs-and they’re making a difference @Washington post [Thumbnail with link attached] [Tweet]. Twitter. https://twitter.com/apaeducation/status/101281049053014161

For more information on Reference List Examples, see section 10 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (7th ed.).

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