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Education 210: Foundations of U.S. Public Education- Andersen: Citation - APA

What is APA

APA style was created by the American Psychological Association. It is a set of rules for publications, including research papers.

In APA, you must "cite" sources that you have paraphrased, quoted or otherwise used to write your research paper. Cite your sources in two places:

  1. In the body of your paper where you add a brief in-text citation.
  2. In the Reference list at the end of your paper where you give more complete information for the source.

APA citation Guide (7th edition) -Columbia College . Vancouver, Canada.


 Source :https://columbiacollege-ca.libguides.com/apa

Citing Sources

Library sources all come with suggested citations! Start there. If you are using a non-library source, these links might help.

 

ASK ME!  That's my job.  I'm here to help with citations.  Send me an email, or visit the library homepage to send a text or open a chat. https://qvcc.edu/library

Citations A (very brief) Introduction

APA Sample citations

Journal Article

Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(3), 207–217. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000185

 

  • Parenthetical citation: (Grady et al., 2019)
  • Narrative citation: Grady et al. (2019)

 

Newspaper article

Carey, B. (2019, March 22). Can we get better at forgetting? The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/22/health/memory-forgetting-psychology.html

Harlan, C. (2013, April 2). North Korea vows to restart shuttered nuclear reactor that can make bomb-grade plutonium. The Washington Post, A1, A4.

Stobbe, M. (2020, January 8). Cancer death rate in U.S. sees largest one-year drop ever. Chicago Tribune.

 

  • Parenthetical citations: (Carey, 2019; Harlan, 2013; Stobbe, 2020)
  • Narrative citations: Carey (2019), Harlan (2013), and Stobbe (2020)
     

Government Agency

National Cancer Institute. (2019). Taking time: Support for people with cancer (NIH Publication No. 18-2059). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health. https://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/takingtime.pdf

 

  • Parenthetical citation: (National Cancer Institute, 2019)
  • Narrative citation: National Cancer Institute (2019)

 

from: APA Style webpage https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples/report-government-agency-references