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Giving Credit to Your Sources: Using APA Style © Clayton E. Samels The University of Akron – Wayne College: 

Giving Credit to Your Sources: Using APA Style © Clayton E. Samels The University of Akron – Wayne College The Smucker Learning Center Examples taken from the Publication Manual of the APA, 5th edition.

Citing Your Sources: 

Citing Your Sources Means telling your readers where the information came from Is a courtesy to the original authors Is a courtesy to your readers

Not Citing your Sources: 

Not Citing your Sources Is called plagiarism Is a form of dishonesty Can bring severe penalties

As You Research: 

As You Research Consult the handout or the APA manual to see what info you need Make copies of the article from the journal, magazine, newspaper, etc Write the necessary publication info and page number on the copies

When to Cite a Source: 

When to Cite a Source Always – when you quote directly When the information is not common knowledge Whenever you quote, paraphrase, or summarize an author’s information

Cite In-Text: 

Cite In-Text Called author-date Refers reader to Reference Page

Paraphrased Material: 

Paraphrased Material Author’s name Date Page number, not required, but recommended

Example – Author’s Name in Sentence: 

Example – Author’s Name in Sentence Schwepps (1998) states that the solution sat dormant for several months before any of the employees tested it (p. 743).

Example – Author’s Name in Parentheses: 

Example – Author’s Name in Parentheses When the solution had been sitting for a number of months, the employees tested for bacteria (Schwepps, 1998, p. 743).

Documenting Quotations: 

Documenting Quotations Short quotes – less than 40 words Long quotes – more than 40 words

Short Quotes: 

Short Quotes Put quote marks around quoted material Cite the source in parentheses Place the period after the closing parenthesis

Short Quotes – Example: 

Short Quotes – Example Meile (1993) found that “the placebo effect disappeared when behaviors were studied in this manner” (p. 276).

Long Quotes: 

Long Quotes Longer than 40 words In block form Indent 5 spaces for entire quote Do not use quotation marks Double space the block quote Cite the source after the end punctuation of the quote

Long Quote – Example: 

Long Quote – Example Meile (1993) found the following: The “placebo effect,” which had been verified in previous studies, disappeared when behaviors were studied in this manner. Furthermore, the behaviors were never exhibited again, even when real drugs were administered. Earlier studies were clearly premature in attributing the results to a placebo effect. (p. 276)

In-Text Only Citations: 

In-Text Only Citations Personal Communications E-mail, interviews, telephone conversations Non-recoverable Biblical References Book, Chapter, Verse Version in the first citation

Gracefully Introducing Quotes: 

Gracefully Introducing Quotes Use the author’s last name Use the word “states” Or use one of the alternatives to “states” listed on page 6 of the pink handout

The Reference Page: 

The Reference Page Center the word References at the top – no quotes, italics, or underline Arrange sources alphabetically beginning with author’s last name If author has more than one source, arrange entries by year, earliest first If no author given, begin entry with the title and alphabetize without counting a, an, or the Do not underline, italicize or use quote marks for titles used instead of an author name Do not justify the right margin

Slide18: 

References Bekerian, D. A. (1993). In search of the typical eyewittness. American Psychologist, 48, 574-576. Bernstein, T. M. (1965). The careful writer: A modern guide to English usage. New York: Atheneum. Henry, W. A. (1990, April 9). Beyond the melting pot. U. S. News and World Report, 135, 28-31. Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45 (2), 10-36. Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status. The Washington Post, pp. A1, A4-A6.

Each Entry Begins with a Hanging Indent: 

Each Entry Begins with a Hanging Indent Put cursor on the first line of the entry Click FORMAT PARAGRAPH INDENT & SPACING SPECIAL HANGING OK

Slide20: 

References Bekerian, D. A. (1993). In search of the typical eyewittness. American Psychologist, 48, 574-576. Bernstein, T. M. (1965). The careful writer: A modern guide to English usage. New York: Atheneum. Henry, W. A. (1990, April 9). Beyond the melting pot. U. S. News and World Report, 135, 28-31. Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45 (2), 10-36. Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status. The Washington Post, pp. A1, A4-A6.

Each Individual Entry Is Double Spaced: 

Each Individual Entry Is Double Spaced Within the entry Between entries Do not put in extra spaces between

Slide22: 

References Bekerian, D. A. (1993). In search of the typical eyewittness. American Psychologist, 48, 574-576. Bernstein, T. M. (1965). The careful writer: A modern guide to English usage. New York: Atheneum. Henry, W. A. (1990, April 9). Beyond the melting pot. U. S. News and World Report, 135, 28-31. Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45 (2), 10-36. Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status. The Washington Post, pp. A1, A4-A6.

Some Common Forms: 

Some Common Forms Book Magazine Journal Newspaper

Book: 

Book Author’s name, last name first. Use initials for first and second name. Date in parentheses followed by a period Title of book in italics followed by a period. Capitalize first word and all proper nouns Place of publication followed by a colon Publisher followed by a period

Book - Example: 

Book - Example Bernstein, T. M. (1965). The careful writer: A modern guide to English usage. New York: Atheneum.

Magazine: 

Magazine Name of author, last name first, followed by a period Year and day of publication in parentheses, followed by a period Title of article, followed by a period Title of magazine in italics, followed by a comma Number of volume in italics, followed by a comma Pages of the article, followed by a period

Magazine - Example: 

Magazine - Example Henry, W. A. (1990, April 9). Beyond the melting pot. U. S. News and World Report, 135, 28-31.

Journal: 

Journal Author’s last name(s), initials Year in parentheses period Title of article – capitalize first word and all proper nouns, period Title of Journal in italics – capitalize all important words, comma Volume number in italics, (if pages are continuous) (If each issue begins with 1) issue number in parentheses after volume Comma and then page numbers followed by period

Journal – Example A: 

Journal – Example A Bekerian, D. A. (1993). In search of the typical eyewittness. American Psychologist, 48, 574-576.

Journal – Example B: 

Journal – Example B Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45 (2), 10-36.

Newspaper Article: 

Newspaper Article Author’s last name, initials Open parenthesis year first comma full month and day close parenthesis period Article title, capitalize first word and proper nouns period Title of Newspaper in italics cap all important words comma p. or pp. page numbers period

Newspaper – Example: 

Newspaper – Example Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status. The Washington Post, pp. A1, A4-A6.

When in Doubt – Check it Out!: 

When in Doubt – Check it Out! APA handout – the pink one Publication Manual of the APA, 5th ed. Learning Center Writing Consultant APA help site: www.apastyle.org/askexpert.html

Thank You!: 

Thank You! Don’t forget to fill out a workshop evaluation sheet.

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