pag.' can be used to show that no page number is available. However, all authors should be listed in the reference list in the order they are credited in the original work. In: Editor's name/s (ed/s) Citations for multiple books by the same author: In text, the author's texts can usually be differentiated by year. When citing a website, it is important to ascertain authorship of the website – if it's an article on website which is not a newspaper/magazine site or online journal, there may be an individual author; if not, the organisation or website name would be credited with authorship.
Last name, first initial., Last name, first initial., Last name, first initial., and Last name, first initial. When citing a single chapter in a larger book, it is important to ensure that you add the page range (pp.) that the chapter spans. They should be listed in chronological order of publication. Citations for Journal Articles accessed on a website or database In-text citations for an online journal article remain unchanged from the way you would cite a print article. Citations for Newspaper Articles – Print or Online: Newspaper citations are rendered similarly to journal articles when they are found online; the same differences in formatting occur, as the example below illustrates.
But how exactly do you write an acknowledgement of a source you incorporated into your paper? The following guide can help you write citations in the American Psyschological Association (APA) style.
(And yes, the APA style is used by many different disciplines, not just psychology).
Citations consist of two elements: Please see the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association for further info.
The library has one copy of the Manual in the Ready Reference section on the second floor of the library.
When citing an individual chapter, you should also always include the edition of the book in the citation (you do not have to do this for other books unless it is notthe first edition). Where you are citing two works by the same author which were published in the same year, these should be labelled with 'a', 'b', 'c' and so on directly after the year. The citation in the reference list does have a few differences, however.
Using in-text citations in your research papers is an important way to prevent plagiarism.
These corrections have been incorporated into a second printing of the Publication Manual.
The Meriam Library's copies of the Publication Manual are both from the second printing.