1 Updated 08/14/2013 Running head: APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 1 A maximum of 50 characters How to Do that Annoying APA Format Stuff: A Brief Overview of the 6 th Edition Scott W. Plunkett California State University, Northridge Noh Wahnelse and I. M. N. Oyed Authors names should appear in order of their contribution to the manuscript. University of Invisible Students Author Note Scott W. Plunkett, Department of Psychology, California State University Northridge. Noh Wahnelse, Department of Paranormal Experiences and Life Events, University of Invisible Students. I. M. N. Oyed, Department of Anger Management, University of Invisible Students. Special thanks to Bill White in the Management Department at Liberty University for suggestions to the content of this document. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Scott W. Plunkett, Department of Psychology, California State University Northridge, Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA
2 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 2 Abstract The abstract provides a brief, comprehensive summary of the paper. Abstracts should be between 150 and 250 words; although this requirement varies depending on the source (e.g., journal). For a research study, the abstract should generally summarize the introduction, hypotheses, methods, results, and discussion. Otherwise, the abstract should highlight the major ideas of the paper. For example, this paper is designed to enlighten people how to use APA formatting through a somewhat silly example. Important considerations such as formatting, headings, citations within the text, and references are addressed (not undressed). Keywords: APA, citing, formatting, 6 th edition, referencing
3 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 3 How to Do That Annoying APA Format Stuff: A Brief Overview of the 6 th Edition This document is an overview of how to do an APA formatted paper as outlined in the Sixth Edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2010). My hope is that this document will help you in your academic and professional endeavors. I know learning APA styles seems like a hassle and can be scary (Dracula, Frankenstein, & Werewolf, 2006), but there are legitimate reasons the style was established (not just to cause you grief). Following the style guidelines provides a consistent structure for papers from different authors across many disciplines. This is especially important for editors and readers. Plus, your grade may depend upon your ability to follow these guidelines. Whoa! I bet THAT got your attention! Overview of Headings There are five levels of heading recommended by APA. These are Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4, and Level 5. All major headings (i.e., Level 1 Headings) are bold, centered, and title case. What is title case? Well, it means that each of the main words is capitalized (e.g., Each of the Main Words is Capitalized ). Subsection Headings All subsection headings (i.e., Level 2 Headings) are left justified, bold, and title case. Notice there are no extra lines or spacing between headings and the preceding or following paragraphs. All text is double-spaced. Sub-sub headings. The sub-sub headings (i.e., Level 3 Headings) are (a) indented, (b) bold, (c) sentence case (i.e., only the first letter of the sub-sub heading is capitalized), and (d) followed by a period. The text immediately follows sub-sub headings on the same line. By the way, these headings are actually not called sub-sub headings ; I just like saying sub-sub. I also like saying bubbles.
4 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 4 I didn t really have anything to say in this paragraph, but I wanted to show that the next paragraph would be indented as usual. So, with that in mind, bubbles, bubbles, bubbles. Other Notes About Headings You should try to avoid having only one subsection. It is best to have at least two subsections in any section. Otherwise, there is little reason to use a subsection heading. This document assumes that your paper will only use three levels of headings. If you are using more levels of headings then refer to page 62 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. General Formatting Guidelines This section will give a few notes regarding some general formatting junk that you may want to know. Woo hoo! What a bonus! Margins and Fonts Margins and fonts. The top, bottom, left, and right margins should be one inch. Use 12- point font. You should use a conservative, serif font type (e.g., Times New Roman, Cambria). By the way, serif font means that each letter has a little ledge to stand on. Sans (i.e., without) serif fonts (e.g., Helvetica, Calibri, and Arial) should not be used (except in tables and figures) because they are more difficult to read and increase eyestrain (bummer!). Do not use script fonts because some are just annoying (e.g., Braggadocia) while others are hard to take serious (e.g., Comic Sans). Paragraphs and Spacing Paragraphs should be indented 5-7 spaces or 1 / 2 inch. Make sure your indent is consistent throughout the whole paper. The best way to do this is to use the tab key on your computer. All sub-sub (hey, I got to say it again) headings should be indented the same as other paragraphs.
5 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 5 Citations and the Reference Section If a document you cite has only one or two authors, then cite it like so (Knowitall & Allknowing, 2002; Urkel, 1998). Notice that I used a semi-colon to separate the two different citations. Also, the citations are in alphabetical order by first author s last name within the parentheses (i.e., Knowitall & Allknowing came before Urkel ). If there are three to five authors, then cite all the authors and date (Letterman, Leno, O Brian, & Plunkett, 2005). If you use the same source cite again that has three or more authors, just put the first author followed by et al. (e.g., Letterman et al., 2005). For six or more authors, use the last name of the first author followed by et al. the first time you use the citation (Picky et al., 2002) and throughout the document (Pickey et al., 2002). According to Knowitall and Allknowing, if you cite the same source in the same paragraph, but the authors are not in the parentheses (such as in this sentence), then you do not have to give the year again. If there are two citations from the same author in the same sentence, then you can cite it as such (Spears, 2004, 2007). Here is a quirky situation. If you are citing two citations that have the same author and the same year, such as Gas (2001a) and Gas (2001b), then distinguish them by putting an a and b after the date. This way you will know which Gas I am referring to. No Date, Group Author, and No Authors and/or Date Although it can be sad when you have no date (boo hoo sob sob), there is a solution (yippee!). When citing a source with no date, then use n.d. instead of the year (Lonely & Needy, n.d.). According to Bert and Ernie (2006), if you are citing a group or organization that authored a document, then spell out the group s name each time. The only exception would be if (a) the group s name is lengthy and unwieldy, or (b) the abbreviation is easily understandable. If
6 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 6 citing this type of group/organization, then use the full name the first time followed by the abbreviation in brackets (e.g., Department of Air Quality [DAQ], 2003). The subsequent source cites would just use the abbreviation (DAQ, 2003). When citing a source that has no author or editor (e.g., a dictionary or encyclopedia), then just put the name of the book followed by the date. For example, plagiarism refers to copying somebody else s work or ideas and trying to pass it off as your own (Merriam-Webster s Collegiate Dictionary, 1993). How to Cite Quotations Here is how you cite an exact quote: I am sorry, but I am never going to apologize (Spears, 2007, p. 23). If the quote is more than 40 words, then you should (a) omit the quotation marks, (b) use a block quote on the next line, and (c) indent the block quote 1 / 2 inch. Here is a quote from my webpage. Quality instruction combines a thorough knowledge of the content, a mature perspective, recitation, theatrics, humor, and teacher-student contact that is adapted to both the subject matter being presented and the unique personality of each class. The instructor has a responsibility to the students to provide an open, affirming, intellectually-invigorating environment which inspires and facilitates life-long learning. (Plunk s Teaching Philosophy, n.d., para. 1) I also indicated the paragraph number instead of page number since it was an online article. Since the author was not stated, I just used the title of the page in place of the author. Please note that the paragraph symbol ( ) is no longer acceptable. Use the word para. instead of the symbol.
7 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 7 Internet Citations and Personal Interviews If you are citing an entire Web site, it is satisfactory to give the address of the site just in the text and not in the references. For example, Plunk s Home Page is a wealth of information (http://www.csun.edu/plunk). The reference list in the paper should only include full citations from references cited in the paper. One exception is a personal interview. If you interview someone, then you only need to cite the interview in the text and not in the reference section (I. B. Smart, personal communication, September 18, 2007). Overview of Other APA Junk Commas should be used between words in a series of three or more items. For example, use commas to separate the following spies: James Bond, Jason Bourne, Austin Powers, and Inspector Gadget (see Figure 1). Make sure to put a comma before the word and or the word or when connecting three or more words/phrases. This is not APA, but I feel compelled to share my knowledge. Specifically, e.g. and i.e. are often confused. If you use e.g., then you are basically saying for example or such as. However, i.e. means that is. So, let s say that I am speaking about fruits (e.g., apples, oranges, lemons), then I would want to use e.g. (i.e., for example). If you are providing a list within a paragraph, then you should (a) use small letters, and (b) enclose the letters in parentheses. On the other hand, if you are providing a list that is in separate paragraphs, then: 1. Use Arabic numbers followed by a period. Notice in this example there are no parentheses. 2. Although I prefer a hanging indent, APA style has the succeeding lines flush left such as in this example.
8 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 8 Last Comments If you have any questions, ask your professor (Bird, 2006; Snuffleupagus, 2006; Urkel, 1982). Remember, The instructor has a responsibility to the students to provide an open, affirming, intellectually-invigorating environment which inspires and facilitates learning (Plunk s Teaching Philosophy, n.d., para. 1). If you find an error on this page, let me know because all people make errors (S. W. Plunkett, personal communication, September 9, 2010).
9 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 9 References Note: Items appearing in red are just to help you figure out which type of citation is being demonstrated. The items in red should not be included in your reference sections. American Psychological Association. (n.d.). Electronic references made easy. Retrieved April 18, 2004, from (online document created by a private organization with no date notice that there is a retrieval date because this document is likely to change) Bert, I., & Ernie, U. (2006, March). An examination of same-sex, heterosexual male relationships. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Sesame Street Society, Los Angeles, CA. (Unpublished paper presented at an annual meeting) Bird, B. (2006). Towering over the world and loving it: An autobiographical case study. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of Sesame Street, Burbank, CA. (dissertation not abstracted in DAI Note: A thesis would be the same except say master s thesis ) Department of Air Quality. (2003). How to live a happy and healthy life: Free of gas at last (DAQ Publication No ). Washington DC: Author. (government report published by the same government agency) Dracula, C., Frankenstein, C., & Werewolf, I. M. (2006, March). An examination of misrepresented figures in history: Persecution instead of love. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Monsters and Clowns Society, Los Angeles, CA. (Poster session presented at meeting) Gas, P. U. (2001a). Can you say stinky? In P. U. Skunkett & P. U. Skunk (Eds.), Famous people leaving lasting impression (pp ). Gasfield, IL: LePew Press. (edited book chapter the reason the a is in the date is because there are two citations by Gas, P. U. in the same year. The a and b distinguish them from each other in the text of the paper) Gas, P. U. (2001b). Garlic, rotten eggs, and dung. The history of the scientific study of smells. Retrieved from (online document with author notice the retrieval date is not included because this is a final version of the document)
10 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 10 Knowitall, I., & Allknowing, I. M. (2002, January 5). Answers to everything you ever wanted to know. Omniscient Magazine, 21(1), (magazine) Letterman, D., Leno, J., O Brian, C., & Plunkett, S. W. (1982). How I handle all those people who want my autograph: It is a curse. The Journal of Notable People, 1(2), doi:10.99/s (journal article with multiple authors notice there is a digital object identifier [DOI] listed. If an article does not have a DOI, then no DOI will be listed) Lonely, I. M., & Needy, I. M. (n.d.). Dating guide for the busy tech professional. Silicon Valley, CA: Pathetic Geek Press. (brochure with two authors and no date) Merriam-Webster s collegiate dictionary (10 th ed.). (1993). Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster. (book, no author or editor) Picky, I. M., Anal, I. B., Ucheat, I. C., Losepoints, U., Cry, U., Giveup, U., Kwitter, U. R. (2002). The anal-retentive professor. Prague, Czech Republic: Freud Press. (book with more than 7 authors only the first six and the last author are listed with in between) Plunk s teaching philosophy. (n.d.). Retrieved September 1, 2003, from (online article with no author or date. Because it is not a final version of the document, the retrieval date is included) Plunkett, S. W. (1982). The cool dude manuscript. Unpublished manuscript, Department of Coolness, The Players University, Enid, OK. (unpublished manuscript at a university) Spears, B. J. (2000, December). Loss of innocence, underwear, and hair: A first person account. Psychology Yesterday, (monthly periodical with no volume number) Spears, B. J. (2007). The Plunk is a madman: Writings of a scorned woman. Berkeley, CA: Jilted Women's Press. Retrieved from (electronic version of book) Snuffleupagus, A. (2006). Coming out of my life as an invisible woolly mammoth: An autobiographical case study. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section Z.
11 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 11 Parapsychology, 75(2), 418. (dissertation abstracted in DAI Note: 75 is the volume number, 2 is the issue number, and 418 is the page number) Urkel, S. Q. (1998). Fashion faux pas: Dressing for success in a sea of polyester. The Journal of Research Nerds, 5(3), doi: /s (journal article with one author)
12 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 12 Table 1 Summary of Multiple Regression Analyses Examining Factors Related to Reproductive Abilities of Famous Cartoon Animals (N = 100 raters) Animals Pepé Le Pew Foghorn Leghorn Brian (Family Guy) Winnie the Pooh Motivation.43**.04.45**.00 Sexiness.23** Accent.22** Cleverness.08*.10*.42**.01 Total R F value ** 2.10* 94.70**.21 Note. Standardized beta coefficients are shown. No animals were harmed in this study. *p <.05. **p <.01.
13 APA FORMAT EXAMPLE Coolness Hotness Style Toughness Cleverness 0 James Bond Jason Bourne Austin Powers Inspector Gadget Figure 1. Ratings of spies from 1 (low) to 10 (high).
Updated 09/28/2010 Running head: APA FORMAT EXAMPLE 1 A maximum of 50 characters How to Do that Annoying APA Format Stuff: A Brief Overview of the 6 th Edition Scott W. Plunkett and I. M. N. Oyed California
APA Format 1 Running head: APA FORMAT How to Do that Annoying APA Format Stuff Scott W. Plunkett California State University, Northridge Knowone Else Oklahoma Mental Institute APA Format 2 Abstract The
Running head: APA FORMAT REVIEW FOR SIXTH EDITION 1 PAGE SETUP (Section 8.03, pp. 228-230) Uniform margins of at least one inch on all sides All parts double spaced No extra spacing before or after the
BSN GUIDE 1 BSN GUIDE FOR SCHOLARLY PAPERS This guide is to assist the BSN student in utilizing the American Psychological Association (APA) format and writing in a professional style. The focus of this
Running head: AN EXAMPLE OF APA 1 An Example of the American Psychological Association s Format K. Elizabeth McDonald Walden University AN EXAMPLE OF APA 2 An Example of the American Psychological Association
DOCUMENT PREPARATION Typeface/Font: pp. 228 229* Margins: Page Numbers: p. 230 Page Headers: p. 230 Running Head: The preferred typeface is Times New Roman (but any serif typeface is acceptable), black
Running head: SAMPLE APA PAPER FOR STUDENTS 1 RUNNING HEAD: Yes, it will say, Running head:...., but only on the first page. Use an abbreviated form of the title (not exceeding 50 characters, which will
Creating APA Style Research Papers (6th Ed.) All the recommended formatting in this guide was created with Microsoft Word 2010 for Windows and Word 2011 for Mac. If you are going to use another version
SOE GUIDELINES FOR APA STYLE SOE PD 32 FOR PAPERS, THESES AND DISSERTATIONS School of Education Colorado State University This document has three major sections: differences between APA and SOE styles,
Running head: EFFECTS OF FLYING PIGS 1 Effects of Flying Pigs on Consumer Confidence Casey Wilcox English 1102 Professor Terry Barnes October 13, 2011 EFFECTS OF FLYING PIGS 2 Effects of Flying Pigs on
Running head: EXAMPLE APA STYLE PAPER 1 Example of an APA Style Paper Justine Berry Austin Peay State University EXAMPLE APA STYLE PAPER 2 Abstract APA format is the official style used by the American
Running head: SAMPLE APA 1 The upper heading should be created using the Headers & Footers function in Word, be ½ from the top of the page, and show up on every page of the paper. The content of the upper
Guidelines for Writing An APA Style Lab Report Research articles in psychology follow a specific format as set forth by the American Psychological Association (APA Style). The following sections describe
SAMPLE TURABIAN STYLE PAPER John Doe History 2010 Dr. Johnson July 11, 2014 Doe 1 The Turabian style sample essay has been prepared to help answer some of the questions and problems that you may have when
Basic APA Format Depending on which field or academic discipline you choose, you will use a different format for your papers. The American Psychological Association (APA) format is generally used for behavioral
APA Research Paper Template Instructions The American Psychological Association (APA) style for formatting an essay is not a setting in Microsoft Word 2010. However, by following these steps, you can set
APA General Format: Research Papers General format for papers written in APA style is covered in the first chapter of the Publication Manual (Call number here at Morrisville College Library: REF BF 76.7.P83
Taylor & Francis Standard Reference Style: APA APA (American Psychological Association) references are widely used in the social sciences, education, engineering and business. For detailed information,
Formatting a Document in Word using MLA style 1. Using MS Word - various versions 2. Using MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 7 th ed. (2009) 3. The 7 th ed. is also in Term Paper Assistance section
THIS IS THE RUNNING HEAD IN UP TO 50 CHARACTERS 1 (The running head is what gets printed across the top of journal pages. The 50 characters include spaces. It usually contains as much as the title that
A P A 6 th Edition Sample Paper Text Margins 1 inch all around Typing -Do not break (hyphenate) words at end of a line. -Indent the first line of every paragraph except for the abstract page (The default
Introduction BSN HANDBOOK 2009 APPENDIX D APA WRITING GUIDELINES Basic Use of APA Format Tips for Writing a Professional Paper Prepared for the Finlandia University Nursing Program Using APA Publication
Writing 1 Running head: USING APA STYLE Writing a Successful Paper: Using APA Style Your Name Here Arizona State University Writing 2 Abstract The second page usually contains your abstract, which is a
Office of Research and Graduate Studies Duncan Hayse, MA, MFA Coordinator Theses, Doctoral Projects, and Dissertations CONTACT: http://www.uiw.edu/orgs/writing/index.html firstname.lastname@example.org APA review for
Running head: A VERY CORRECT APA STYLE PAPER 1 Comment [MSOffice1]: The running head is a short title for the paper placed at the left margin. Each letter of the running head is capitalized. The number
MALAYSIAN JOURNAL OF LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION (MJLI) FORMATTING YOUR ARTICLE ARTICLE COMPONENTS Abstract Structured abstract must be a brief, comprehensive summary of the contents of the article. It allows
1 APA Documentation The APA documentation style is a specific documentation style developed by the American Psychological Association. It differs from other documentation styles (such as the MLA style)
DEPARTMENT OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES DISSERTATION FORMATTING The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, sixth edition (American Psychological Association, 2010, ISBN # 1-4338-0561-8),
March 2013 SOE GUIDELINES FOR MODIFYING APA STYLE TO SUPPLEMENT THE CSU FORMATTING GUIDE FOR DISSERTATIONS School of Education Colorado State University The Colorado State University Thesis Manual (http://graduateschool.colostate.edu/documents
Running head: A SHORT TITLE FOR YOUR PAPER 1 Your Fully Explanatory Title: In About a Dozen Words or So Your Professional Name Upper Iowa University A SHORT TITLE FOR YOUR PAPER 2 Abstract Here, with no
The APA Documentation Style Guide Updated September 2010 For complete information, consult the APA Handbook, 6th edition Paper Formatting Papers should be written in 10-12 font, Times New Roman (or similar),
Guide to Formatting 1 Header (consisting of the first 2-3 words of the title) w/page number at.5 from the top of page, 1 from right edge of page, and right justified. Insert the page number in the header,
Example Paper 1 Running head: EXAMPLE PAPER FOR GRADING APA Example Paper for the Writing and Grading of Students Papers in the American Psychological Association (APA) Style Norm Stradleigh Course Information
Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology Dissertation Format Requirements Manual APA 6 th edition format Version 10/29/2010 Table of Contents A. PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY FORMAT...
Running head: SHORTENED TITLE OF YOUR PAPER 1 Instructions on using this sample APA format paper: Read through and replace the content of the sample paper with your content, leaving all formatting intact
Developed by Student Learning Services and Mary Ann Wiebe, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Mount Royal University APA Manuscript Format (6 th Edition Publication Manual, 3rd printing) [page numbers
MLA Format Example and Guidelines Fleming 1 John Fleming Professor Daniels ENGL 1301 One-inch margins on all sides. EVERYTHING double spaced. EVERYTHING in Times New Roman 12 pt. font size. For more details
Running head: SAMPLE APA SIXTH EDITION GUIDE 1 Sample APA Sixth Edition Guide for Master of Social Work Students Marilynne J. Ramsey Indiana University South Bend SAMPLE APA SIXTH EDITION GUIDE 2 Sample
SIXTH EDITION APA GUIDELINES 1 THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON COLLEGE OF NURSING American Psychological Association (APA) Style Guidelines Sixth Edition The following information is provided as the highlights
Running head: 50 CHARACTER VERSION OF TITLE IN CAPS 1 Title of Paper (up to 12 words) Your Name, Including Middle Initial School 50 CHARACTER VERSION OF TITLE IN CAPS 2 Abstract A concise summary of each
1 BASICS OF APA STYLE FOR REFERENCES This guide is intended to assist you with APA Style and Format for citing references in text and in your reference list. It is also meant to point you to the relevant
USING THE APA STYLE MANUAL (6 TH Edition) Workshop sponsored by: The Dr. Mack Gipson, Jr., Tutorial and Enrichment Center Presented by: Carole Overton, Director The Dr. Mack Gipson, Jr., Tutorial and Enrichment
Running head: YOUR PAPER S TITLE SHORTENED TO 50 CHARACTERS 1 The words Running head followed by a colon come before the title on the title page only; on subsequent pages, only the title appears. The word
Running head: APA FORMATTING FOR STUDENTS 1 APA Formatting For Dixie State College Nursing Students An A. Student Dixie State College APA Formatting for Dixie State College Nursing Students 2 Nursing students
Running head: SAMPLE FOR STUDENTS 1 Sample APA Paper for Students Interested in Learning APA Style 6th Edition Jeffrey H. Kahn Illinois State University Author Note Jeffrey H. Kahn, Department of Psychology,
How to Cite Information From This System How you cite material from this system will depend on the style you have been asked to use. This document covers three styles: Chicago style Modern Language Association
APA Styles: Formatting and Editorial Styles APA Formatting: Parts of an APA Style Paper Title page with Author Note Abstract page Body of paper with Introduction Method Results Discussion References Tables
DNP Scholarly Project Guidelines Handbook School of Nursing Northern Michigan University Adapted from the Office of Graduate Education and Research Thesis Guidebook July 2014/MR PREFACE The following guidelines
Running head: GUIDE TO APA VOL. 6 1 Student Guide to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association Vol. 6 1 Part I: Page Setup 1. Use margins of 1 inch (2.54 cm) on all sides and a line
APA Style Formatting and Style Guide APA? APA- American Psychological Association originated in 1929 Group of psychologist, anthropologist, and business managers convened and sough to establish a simple
MLA Formatting in MS Word 2010 / 2011 Learn to format a research paper in MLA style using Microsoft Word 2010 for PC and 2011 for Mac. Program Version and Resources for Guide All the recommended formatting
APA Style: Citing References in Text APA citation style is an author-date system of referencing other people s words and ideas within the text of a paper. Sources are briefly identified within the text
APA 6 th Edition Formatting and Style Guide Lakehead University Writing Center Workshop Presentation Overview Why document? Research tips Formatting quotations General APA guidelines Specific guidelines:
Guide to APA Style Dr. Blakemore PSY 100 What is APA style? Writing style developed by the American Psychological Association Used in many social and behavioral sciences and other fields such as communication,
Referencing Academic writing requires that you read and cite the work of others. Any material that is not your own must be sourced to the original author. Every book, article, thesis and all electronic
Student Learning Support Writing Support APA Style Formatting Overview The American Psychological Association style is commonly referred to as APA. Like other styles, all pages should be formatted with
Running head: UWC Sample APA Format Paper 1 UWC Sample APA Format Paper Yourfirstname Lastname East Carolina University UWC Sample APA Format Paper 2 Abstract This is your abstract page for your APA paper.
Name: _ Psychology 100 How to use APA format in the Research Paper Psych 100 La Brie APA Lesson, Rev 8/10/12 Your research paper should have a title page, in APA format. You do not need a running head.
LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY STUDENT SUCCESS CENTRE Documenting and Formatting Using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th Edition The following information has been taken from
APA Style This handout is based on the 6 th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), but is not a comprehensive guide. For all rules and requirements of APA citations,
APA FORMATTING AND STYLE GUIDE THE BASICS APA stands for American Psychologial Assocation, and the style is one of many in the academic world used to regulate the language, procedures and formatting of
APA Style and Formatting Explained January 31, 2012 1 Table of Contents Overview... 2 In-text Citations... 3 Citing a Paraphrase Examples... 4 Citing Quotations Examples... 5 The Reference List General
APA STYLE TIPS AND EXAMPLES For the most current information on APA style, see their Website: http://www.apastyle.org/. Everyone should watch the basic tutorial (http://www.apastyle.org/learn/tutorials/basicstutorial.aspx)
APA Style Citations & References A Guide for Psychology Undergraduates 1 Why Cite? Whenever you report something that you have read, you have an ethical and a practical responsibility to cite where you
THESIS FULL TITLE by STUDENT FULL NAME A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Business Administration to Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization
UTT LIBRARIES APA STYLE FORMATTING A Brief Guide Revised October 2010 UTT LIBRARIES 2 BRIEF GUIDE TO FORMATTING A RESEARCH PAPER USING THE APA STYLE As part of the course requirements at tertiary level,
Preparing a Dissertation Proposal Dr. Rosemary Talab Kansas State University October 2008 Dr. Rosemary Talab Kansas State University 226 Bluemont Hall Manhattan, KS 66506 (785) 532-5904 department office
APA Nursing 1 Nursing Student s Guide for Citing Your Sources -- APA Citation Style 6 th ed. This guide is a modification of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6 th edition
Running head: APA GUIDELINES 1 APA Guidelines for Student Papers (Holt, Hewitt, and Pijanowski) Educational Leadership Program Area CIED Department College of Education and Health Professions University
6411American Psychological Association UMKC Writing Studio 816.235.1146 email@example.com www.umkc.edu/writingstudio APA Style. What is APA? Formatting standards set up by the American Psychological
Formatting & Editing Your Thesis or Dissertation: A Workshop Checklist for Thesis & Dissertation Writers* Submit Application for Degree (pay $90 graduation fee) and Graduation Checklist forms to the Graduate
Appalachian State University Master of Public Administration Program Writing Guide Introduction Students should use the following guidelines to complete written assignments in the Appalachian State University
Thesis Format Guide This guide has been prepared to help graduate students prepare their research papers and theses for acceptance by Clark University. The regulations contained within have been updated
APA Style of Referencing (6 th Edition) I. Tips for citing accurately and efficiently II. Creating the reference page A. Formatting B. What sources to include C. What information to include for each source
GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTHORING A TECHNICAL REPORT As a Partial Requirement Toward Certification at the Technologist Level GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTHORING A TECHNICAL REPORT Completing
Book APA References (6 th edition) Helpful Hints Only the major publication for each entry is italicized: (Article title, Journal Title). All reference pages are double-spaced throughout (exception: dissertation
Harvard Formatting and Style Guide Cover Page Harvard formatting requires a very specific title page. About halfway down the page is the title of the paper, in all capital letters. Following this (about
Using Microsoft Word 2010 to Write a Turabian Paper The best source for writing research papers is the A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (Eighth Edition). A copy is available
Microsoft Word 2016 Tutorial This tutorial requires a basic understanding of how to use Microsoft Word and focuses only on operations useful for the Word and Excel Assignment 2016. This transcript is supplementary
Running head: SHORTENED TITLE 1 To center a line in Microsoft Word, select Format Paragraph from the Microsoft Word menu bar. Then, on the Indents and Spacing tab, choose Centered from the drop-down list
Writing Academic Essays at University Philip Seaton, Hokkaido University Writing Academic Essays at University Page 2/ What is Research? Video 1 In this video series, I will be introducing you to the basics
A QUICK GUIDE TO FORMAT AND CITATIONS Introduction This Quick Guide contains information about specific formatting guidelines for EdD course papers and the dissertation. It is a summary of the most frequently
Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.