Reference: The Bible does NOT need to appear in your Reference List.
In-Text Citation: identify the
(Luke 2:4, Revised Standard Version).
information taken from APA Manual
Example 1: Vandenberg and Smith (2002) reported that “the current state of the treatment for processing deficits in american public schools is similar to the state of the treatment of processing deficits in Finland from several decades ago” (p. 600).
Ex 2: Currently, the method used in American public schools to treat processing deficits is similar to the treatments used in Finland several decades ago (Vandenberg & Smith, 2002, p.600).
1 Author: use the Authors last name the date of publication.
(Vandenberg, 2008, p.12)
2 Authors: name both authors every time. Use an ‘&’ between the names
(Wegener & Petty, 1998, p.84)
Note: use the word “and” between the authors name when mentioning them within the text. Research by Wegener and Petty (1998) supports...
3-5 Authors: list all the author’s last names the 1st time you cite the source. Use the ‘&.’
(Kernis, Cornell, Sun, Berry, & Harlow, 1993, p.764 )
In subsequent citation use the first author last name then “et al.” and the date of publication.
(Kernis et al., 1993, p.12)
6 or more Authors: Use only the first author’s last name and “et al.”
Use the first author's name followed by “et al.” in the signal phrase or in parentheses.
(Harris et al., 2001, p.3)
Note: in text use the first author’s last name followed by “et al.” and the date of publication in parentheses: Harris et al. (2001) argued...
No page number! Use the paragraph numbers by using the abbreviation "para." (McLee, 1999, para. 6 ).
Information taken from Purdue OWL:APA Formatting and Style
APA Style describes rules for the preparation of manuscripts for writers and students in:
There are two common types of papers that have unique requirements concerning the sections that must be included in the paper.
This guide will show examples of the General Format used for the other types of papers that do not fall into those two categories.
Using the Giude:
Information taken from OWL Workshop on APA Style
Is there a Cover Page- Is the Running head/ Page Header typed in ALL CAPS- How do I format long quotes etc?
Formatting Guidelines- tells users how to format the paper.
A literature review formatting typically includes:
List of references
An experimental report formatting typically includes:
Tables and/or figures (if necessary)
General Formatting- Quick Reference:
Font- 10- 12pt. font in Times New Roman
Title Page: (How Do I Do That Video)
Cover page- Running head: TITLE OF THE PAPER and the page number.
Other pages-TITLE OF THE PAPER
Running head: TITLE OF THE PAPER 1
Title of the Paper
Michel W.A. Jones
You may also want to list keywords from your paper in your abstract. Indent as if your where starting a new paragraph, type Keywords: (italicized), and then list your keywords.
Keywords: againg, attention, information processing
References- List cited sources on the final page. Alphabetize list by first Author's last name. (How Do I Do That Video)
Then alphabetize letter by letter. Note: that "'nothing presedes something' so Brown, J. R., precedes Browning, A. R., even though "i" come before "j" in the alphabet." Order several works by the same author by the earliest publication date.
Author's Last Name, A.A. (year) Book Title. Locatin: Publisher.
Electronic Version of a Print Book
Author's Last Name, A.A. (year) Book Title. Locatin: Publisher. Retrieved from htt://www.xxxxxx
Periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers, and newsletters): Name: Last name, followed by inishals.
Author Last Name, A.A, Last name B. B., Last name C.C. (year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, page #, DIO (if provided)
Author Last Name, A.A, Last name B. B., Last name C.C. (year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, Advance online publication. DIO (if provided)
Last name, A. (year, month, day). Title. NewsPaperName. page # (note: lise all the page numbers the article apears on like pp. B1, B3, B7).
Online News Article
Last name, A. (year, month, day). Title. NewsPaperName. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxx
For more examples explore the links in the "Citation Guidelines" box.
Page # - place in upper righthand corner
Long Quotes: Indent 1/2 inch from the left margin. Double-space the quotation. Do not use quotation marks around a quotation that has been set off from the text. Example
Information taken from Research and Documentation Online5th ed. APA manuscripts format by Hanckerhandbooks.com and Pulication Manual of the American Psychological Association.- 6th ed.