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<p>APA Style Manual, 6th Edition 7/1/11Quick Reference Guide</p> <p>Dr. John H. Carter</p> <p>1</p> <p>Revised 7/11/12</p> <p>TABLE OF CONTENTSFORMAT 4 General ...................................................................................................................................................................... 4 Using WORD 2007 &amp; 2010 to Automatically Format Your Paper .............................................................................. 4 Section Heads ............................................................................................................................................................ 4 Font ........................................................................................................................................................................... 4 Margins ..................................................................................................................................................................... 4 Line Spacing .............................................................................................................................................................. 4 Page Numbers............................................................................................................................................................ 5 Header ....................................................................................................................................................................... 5 Title Page ................................................................................................................................................................... 5 Active Voice ............................................................................................................................................................... 5 Abstract...................................................................................................................................................................... 5 Sample Paper Showing Format ................................................................................................................................. 5 GENERAL INFORMATION ................................................................................................................. 7 Purpose of Using APA Guidelines ............................................................................................................................. 7 Definition of a Direct Quote....................................................................................................................................... 7 Four Basic Rules of Using a Direct Quote ................................................................................................................ 7 Direct Quote Must Be a Part of the Sentence ............................................................................................................ 7 Definition of a Paraphrase......................................................................................................................................... 8 Definition of a Summarization ................................................................................................................................... 8 Definition of an In-text Citation................................................................................................................................. 8 Definition of a Reference ........................................................................................................................................... 8 Credible Sources ........................................................................................................................................................ 8 Unacceptable Sources ............................................................................................................................................... 8 Source Publication..................................................................................................................................................... 8 IN-TEXT CITATION ........................................................................................................................... 10 DIRECT QUOTATIONS ................................................................................................................................................. 10 General .................................................................................................................................................................... 10 Book, Magazine, Journal article w/author ............................................................................................................... 11 Book, Magazine, Journal article NO author ............................................................................................................ 11 Book, Magazine, Journal article or Webpage with NO publication date .................................................................. 12 Webpage article w/author ........................................................................................................................................ 12 Webpage article with NO author .............................................................................................................................. 12 Showing Author Expertise ....................................................................................................................................... 12 Quoting an Entire Sentence: .................................................................................................................................... 12 Quoting Part of a Sentence ...................................................................................................................................... 13 Using Block Quotes ................................................................................................................................................. 14 PARAPHRASING ........................................................................................................................................................... 15 General .................................................................................................................................................................... 15 Book, Magazine, Journal article .............................................................................................................................. 15 Webpage article w/author ........................................................................................................................................ 15 Webpage article with NO author .............................................................................................................................. 16 Book, Magazine, Journal article or Webpage with NO publication date .................................................................. 16 Paraphrasing an Entire Sentence or paragraph ...................................................................................................... 16 MULTIPLE AUTHORS ................................................................................................................................................... 16 WEBPAGES (IN-TEXT CITATION) ............................................................................................................................... 16 Paraphrase............................................................................................................................................................... 17 If no author ............................................................................................................................................................. 17 If no article title ....................................................................................................................................................... 17 If no date for website................................................................................................................................................ 17 Direct Quote............................................................................................................................................................. 17 CITING PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS ................................................................................................................... 18 General .................................................................................................................................................................... 18</p> <p>Dr. John H. Carter</p> <p>2</p> <p>Revised 7/11/12</p> <p>REFERENCES LIST............................................................................................................................ 19 GENERAL 19 REFERENCE PAGE FORMAT ............................................................................................................................................... 19 BOOKS 20 Book With No Author: ............................................................................................................................................. 20 Book With One Author: ........................................................................................................................................... 20 Book With Two Authors: ......................................................................................................................................... 20 Book with Three to Seven Authors ........................................................................................................................... 20 Book with more than Seven authors: ....................................................................................................................... 20 Edited Book: ............................................................................................................................................................ 20 Article/Essay in an Edited Book:.............................................................................................................................. 21 ARTICLES IN PERIODICALS ......................................................................................................................................... 21 Newspaper Article .................................................................................................................................................... 21 Magazine Article:..................................................................................................................................................... 21 Magazine Article With No Author............................................................................................................................ 21 Journal Article ......................................................................................................................................................... 22 ELECTRONIC SOURCES ............................................................................................................................................... 22 General .................................................................................................................................................................... 22 Internet Source - author given ................................................................................................................................ 22 Internet Source - If no author given, begin with article title..................................................................................... 22 Newspaper Article Retrieved From the Newspapers Website ................................................................................... 22 Article in an On-line Only Periodical....................................................................................................................... 23 Journal Article Retrieved from an Online Database................................................................................................ 23 Online Encyclopedias and Dictionaries.................................................................................................................... 23 Press Release ........................................................................................................................................................... 23 E-mail ...................................................................................................................................................................... 24 Blog (Weblog) and Video Blog Post ......................................................................................................................... 24 Wikis ........................................................................................................................................................................ 24 Answers.com ............................................................................................................................................................ 25 MULTIPLE AUTHORS ................................................................................................................................................... 25 Source with Two Authors: ....................................................................................................................................... 25 Source with Three to Seven Authors ........................................................................................................................ 25 Source with more than Seven authors:.................................................................................................................... 25 MISCELLANEOUS SOURCES ....................................................................................................................................... 25 Book Review in a Periodical .................................................................................................................................... 25 Government Publication .......................................................................................................................................... 26 Brochure .................................................................................................................................................................. 26 STRAYER UNIVERSITY PLAGIARISM POLICY ......................................................................................................... 26 REFERENCES ..................................................................................................................................... 28 INDEX................................................................................................................................................... 29</p> <p>Dr. John H. Carter</p> <p>3</p> <p>Revised 7/11/12</p> <p>G...</p>